Part in peace; is day before us?

Part in peace; is day before us?

Author: Sarah Flower Adams (1841)
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1 Part in peace! the day before us,
praises sing for life and light.
Are the shadows lengthening o’er us?
Bless God's care who guards the night.

2 Part in peace! with deep thanksgiving,
rendering as we homeward tread,
Love and service to the living,
gentle memory to the dead.

3 Part in peace! our voices raising,
in God's presence always be.
This the worship and the praising,
bringing peace to you and me.

Source: The New Century Hymnal #78

Author: Sarah Flower Adams

Adams, Sarah, nee Flower. born at Harlow, Essex, Feb. 22nd, 1805; died in London, Aug. 14, 1848, and was buried at Harlow, Aug. 21,1848. She was the younger daughter of Mr. Benjamin Flower, editor and proprietor, of The Cambridge Intelligencer; and was married, in 1834, to William B. Adams, a civil engineer. In 1841 she published Vivia Perpetua, a dramatic poem dealing with the conflict of heathenism and Christianity, in which Vivia Perpetua suffered martyrdom; and in 1845, The Flock at the Fountain; a catechism and hymns for children. As a member of the congregation of the Rev. W. J. Fox, an Unitarian minister in London, she contributed 13 hymns to the Hymns and Anthems, published by C. Fox, Lond., in 1841, for use in his chapel. Of thes… Go to person page >

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First Line: Part in peace; is day before us?
Author: Sarah Flower Adams (1841)
Place of Origin: London
Language: English
Copyright: Public Domain



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