Little bells of Easter

Little bells of Easter

Author: Ida Scott Taylor
Tune: PORTLAND (Entwisle)
Published in 2 hymnals

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1. Little bells of Easter, (1)we will gently sway,
Ringing chimes for Jesus on this happy day;
(2)Nodding, gaily nodding, like the flowers we love,
Singing praise all our days for the King above.

Bells of Easter gaily swinging to and fro,
Pealing out a gladsome lay as forth we go;
Jesus lives forever is the news we bring,
Blessèd tidings of salvation, Christ is king.

2. Little bells of Easter, (3)swinging all in time,
(4)Round about together hear our echoes chime;
Giving out the sunshine as we pass you by,
Singing praise all our days to the King on high. [Refrain]

3. Little bells of Easter, happy hearts have we,
In our master’s service faithful let us be;
Ever moving onward (5)step by step we’ll go,
Singing praise all our days while on earth below. [Refrain]

1 Swaying motion
2 Bowing
3 Swinging arms
4 Turning around
5 Marching

Source: The Cyber Hymnal #3804

Author: Ida Scott Taylor

Pseudonymns: A.V., Mrs. A. E. Andrews, Mrs. E. A. Andrews, Mrs. E. L. Andrews, James L. Black, Henrietta E. Blair, Charles Bruce, Robert Bruce, Leah Carlton, Eleanor Craddock, Lyman G. Cuyler, D.H.W., Ella Dare, Ellen Dare, Mrs. Ellen Douglass, Lizzie Edwards. Miss Grace Elliot, Grace J. Frances, Victoria Frances, Jennie Garnett, Frank Gould, H. D. K., Frances Hope, Annie L. James, Martha J. Lankton, Grace Lindsey, Maud Marion, Sallie Martin, Alice Monteith, Mrs. N. D. Plume, Kate Smiley, Sallie Smith, J. L. Sterling, John Sterling, Julia Sterling, Ida Scott Taylor, Mary R. Tilden, Carrie M. Wilson, W.H.D. Frances Jane Crosby, the daughter of John and Mercy Crosby, was born in Southeast, Putnam County, N. Y., March 24, 1820. She became… Go to person page >

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First Line: Little bells of Easter
Author: Ida Scott Taylor
Refrain First Line: Bells of Easter gaily


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