Thou that once by mother's knee

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1 Thou that once on mother's knee
Wert a little one like me,
When I wake or go to bed,
Lay thy hand about my head;
Let me feel thee very near,
Jesus Christ, my Saviour dear.

2 Be beside me in the light,
Close beside me all the night,
Make me gentle, kind, and true,
Do what mother bids me do.
Help and cheer me when I fret,
And forgive when I forget.

3 Thou art near me when I pray,
Tho' thou art so far away;
Thou my little hymn wilt hear,
Jesus Christ, my Saviour dear,
Thou that once on mother's knee
Wert a little one like me.

Source: Calvary Songs #37

Author: Francis Turner Palgrave

Palgrave, Francis Turner, M.A., eldest son of Sir Francis Palgrave, the Historian, was born at Great Yarmouth, Sept. 28, 1824, and educated at the Charterhouse (1838-1843) and at Oxford, where he graduated in first class Classical Honours. He was scholar of Balliol (1842) and Fellow of Exeter (1846). He was engaged in the Education Department of the Privy Council till 1884, being also Private Secretary to Lord Granville (then Lord President). In 1885 he was elected Professor of Poetry in the University of Oxford. Professor Palgrave's publications include:— (1) Idylls and Songs, 1854; (2) Art Catalogue of the Great Exhibition, 1862; (3) Essays on Art, 1866; (4) Lyrical Poems, 1871; (5) Hymns, 1st ed., 1867; 2nd ed., 1868; 3rd ed., 1870.… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Thou that once by mother's knee
Author: Francis Turner Palgrave
Meter: 7.7.7.7.7.7

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Calvary Songs #37TextAudioPage Scan
Calvary Songs for Sunday School & Families. Words ed. #d197
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Church Hymnal, Fourth Edition #631
Harmonies of Praise #d49
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In Excelsis for School and Chapel #297Page Scan
In Excelsis for School and Chapel. l7th ed. #d274
Little Pilgrim Songs: for primary classes and singing in the home: a new collection of sacred and secular songs, (including motion songs) together with a number of services for anniversary occasions #45Page Scan
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Plymouth Sunday-School Hymnal #d207
Primary Teachers' Manual #d65
Songs of praise : enlarged edition #374
Songs of Praise and Prayer #d310
Songs of Praise for America #d113
Songs of Salvation. Work songs #d200
Songs of the Soul: gathered out of many lands and ages #27bPage Scan
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Sunny Songs for Sweetest Singers No.3 #d42
The Book of Praise #740
The Children's Church #d163
The Children's Hymnal #d267
The Children's Hymnal (with tunes) #d206
The Children's Hymnal and Service Book #d172
The Children's Hymnal with Tunes #13Page Scan
The Church Porch, a service book and hymnal for Sunday schools Rev. Ed. #108Page Scan
The Church Porch: a service book and hymnal for Sunday schools #97Page Scan
The Concord Hymnal for Day School, Sunday School and Home #d93
The Hymns from the Children's Hymnal; with a Service, for Sunday Schools #d209
The Primary and Junior Hymnal #8Page Scan
The Primary Hymn Book, Hymns and Songs for Little Children #d76
The Primary Sunday School Hymnal #d182
The Sunday School Hymnal: with offices of devotion #277Page Scan
The Sunday School Hymnal: with offices of devotion #277Page Scan



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