There is a glorious world of light

There is a glorious world of light

Author: Jane Taylor
Published in 129 hymnals

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1 There is a glorious world of light
Above the starry sky,
Where saints departed, clothed in white,
Adore the Lord most high.

2 And hark! amid the sacred songs
Those heavenly voices raise,
Ten thousand, thousand infant tongues
Unite and sing His praise.

3 These are the hymns that we shall know
If Jesus we obey;
That is the place where we shall go,
If found in wisdom’s way.

Source: The Cyber Hymnal #10403

Author: Jane Taylor

Taylor, Jane, the younger of two sisters, was born at London, Sept. 23, 1783. Her gift in writing verse displayed itself at an early age. Her first piece was printed in the Minor's Pocket Book for 1804. Her publications included Display, a tale, 1815; Essays in Rhymes, 1816; and the posthumous work edited by her brother, entitled The Contributions of Q. Q., 1824, being pieces in prose and verse from the Youth's Magazine, to which she had contributed under the signature of "Q. Q." She died at Ongar, Essex, April 13, 1824. Her Memoir and Poetical Remains, were published by her father in 1825. The joint productions of the two sisters, Ann Taylor Gilbert & Jane Taylor, were:-- (1) Original Poems, 1805; (2) Hymns for the Nursery, 1806; (3) Hym… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: There is a glorious world of light
Author: Jane Taylor

Tune

Cœli gaudia


BANDUNG


EVAN (Havergal)

This tune is likely the work of the composer named here, but has also been attributed to others as shown in the instances list.

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Media

The Cyber Hymnal #10403
  • PDF (PDF)
  • Noteworthy Composer Score (NWC)



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