Gone, gone, gone from our home

Gone, gone, gone from our home

Author: Horatius R. Palmer
Tune: [Gone, gone, gone from our home]
Published in 13 hymnals

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1 Gone, gone, gone from our home,
God hath recalled thee
In thy youthful bloom.
Death’s icy fingers
Rest upon thee now;
Our fond gaze lingers
On thy pallid brow.

2 Gone, gone, gone to thy tomb;
But ‘tis not cheerless,
Hope dispels its gloom,
While we are weeping
O’er the hallow’d ground,
Thou art but sleeping
Till the trump shall sown.

3 Gone, gone, gone to the blest;
Earth had its pleasures,
But ‘twas not thy rest;
Sin and temptation
Were thy sorrow here,
Then full salvation
Is thy portion there.

Source: Glad Tidings in Song #289

Author: Horatius R. Palmer

Palmer, Horatio Richmond, MUS. DOC, was born April 26, 1834. He is the author of several works on the theory of music; and the editor of some musical editions of hymnbooks. To the latter he contributed numerous tunes, some of which have attained to great popularity, and 5 of which are in I. D. Sankey's Sacred Songs and Solos, London, 1881. His publications include Songs of Love for the Bible School; and Book of Anthems, the combined sale of which has exceeded one million copies. As a hymnwriter he is known by his "Yield not to temptation," which was written in 1868, and published in the National Sunday School Teachers' Magazine, from which it passed, with music by the author, into his Songs of Love, &c, 1874, and other collections. In A… Go to person page >

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First Line: Gone, gone, gone from our home
Author: Horatius R. Palmer



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Crowning Theme; Nos. 1 and 2 combined #d35
Garnered Gems of Sunday School Song #149Page Scan
Glad Tidings in Song #289TextAudioPage Scan
Hymns of Blessing for the Living Church: the best of the old and the latest of the new, suited to the church and home, the Sunday school, the brotherhoods, the young peoples' neetingss... #300Page Scan
Life and Service Hymns #300Page Scan
Love and Praise #d45
Minnetonka Songs: for Sabbath Schools, compiled especially for the Minnetonka Sabbath-School Assembly #35Page Scan
Palmer's Sabbath School Songs: to which is added an extensive collection of standard and well-known Sunday school hymns #63aPage Scan
Sacred Hymns and Tunes: designed to be used by the Wesleyan Methodist Connection (or Church) of America #389Page Scan
The Message in Song: for use in Sunday schools, young people's meetings, prayer meetings, church services and special occasions #162Page Scan
The Palm of Victory: for the Bible School #55Page Scan
The Sabbath Hour #d28
Welcome Tidings: a new collection of sacred songs for the Sunday School #51Page Scan