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Title: Sacred songs for little singers
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 Material Information
Title: Sacred songs for little singers
Physical Description: 1 score (46 p.) : ill. ; 28 cm.
Language: English
Creator: Randegger, Alberto, 1832-1911
Havergal, Frances Ridley, 1836-1879 ( Lyricist )
Mitchell, J ( Publisher )
Novello, Ewer & Co ( Publisher )
Dalziel Brothers ( Engraver )
Publisher: Novello, Ewer & Co. :
J. Mitchell
Place of Publication: London
Publication Date: [1870]
 Subjects
Subject: Sacred songs with piano -- Juvenile   ( lcsh )
Children's songs, English   ( lcsh )
Sunday school music   ( lcsh )
Bldn -- 1870
Spatial Coverage: England -- London
 Notes
Statement of Responsibility: words by Frances Ridley Havergal ; music composed and arranged by Alberto Randegger.
General Note: Date from dedication p. 4.
General Note: For voice and piano.
General Note: Illustrations engraved by Dalziel.
Funding: Preservation and Access for American and British Children's Literature, 1870-1889 (NEH PA-50860-00).
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Bibliographic ID: UF00063726
Volume ID: VID00001
Source Institution: University of Florida
Holding Location: Baldwin Library of Historical Children's Literature in the Department of Special Collections and Area Studies, George A. Smathers Libraries, University of Florida
Rights Management: All rights reserved, Board of Trustees of the University of Florida.
Resource Identifier: aleph - 002223764
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oclc - 20327521

Table of Contents
    Front Cover
        Cover 1
        Cover 2
        Cover 3
    Frontispiece
        Frontispiece
    Title Page
        Title
    Dedication
        Dedication
    Table of Contents
        Contents
    Sacred songs (words and music)
        Page 1
        No. 1: Flowers
            Page 2
            Page 3
            Page 4
            Page 5
        No. 2: Sunday
            Page 6
            Page 7
            Page 8
            Page 9
        No. 3: Evening prayer
            Page 10
            Page 11
            Page 12
            Page 13
        No. 4: Stars
            Page 14
            Page 15
            Page 16
            Page 17
        No. 5: My little tree
            Page 18
            Page 19
            Page 20
            Page 21
        No. 6: Thy kingdom come
            Page 22
            Page 23
            Page 24
        No. 7: The moon
            Page 25
            Page 26
            Page 27
        No. 8: Jessie's friend
            Page 28
            Page 29
            Page 30
            Page 31
        No. 9: The bower
            Page 32
            Page 33
            Page 34
            Page 35
        No. 10: Trust
            Page 36
            Page 37
            Page 38
        No. 11: The dying sister
            Page 39
            Page 40
            Page 41
            Page 42
        No. 12: The angels' song
            Page 43
            Page 44
            Page 45
            Page 46
    Back Cover
        Cover 1
        Cover 2
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CONTENTS.



PAGE.
No. I. Flowers 2

,, 2. Sunday 6

,, 3. Evening Prayer 10

,, 4. Stars 14

,, 5. My Little Tree 18

,, 6. Thy Kingdom Come 22


,, 7. The Moon 25

,, 8. Jessie's Friend 28


,, 9. The Bower 32

,, o1. Trust 36

,, The Dying Sister .. 39

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FOR


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No. 1. ..
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Buds and bells! Sweet A pril pleasures,

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spring-ing all a round, White and gold and crim-son trea sures,


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From the cold un love-ly ground! He who gave them grace and hue,





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Made the lit- tie chil-dren tool




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FLOWERS.
SECOND VERSE.



When the wea ry lit te flow ers Close their star ry eyes, .


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By the dark and dew- y hours, Strength and fresh-ness God sup-plies.



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He who sends the gen tie dew, Cares for lit tie chil-dren too.




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Then j e gives the plea-sant wea -ther,
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FLOWERS.

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Sunshine warm and free, .. Mak ing all things glad to ge other,



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Kind to them and kind to me. Love ly flowers! He lov eth you,




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And the lit tie chil-dren too!





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Though we can not hear you sing-ing Soft ly chim ing lays .. ..




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FLOWERS.




Sure- ly God can see you bring-ing Si lent songs of word-less praise!






























chil- dren too.
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No. 2.
N"o. Rather slowly.
VOICoE.
0 sweet Sab-bath






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bells i A message ofmu- si-cal chim ing Ye bring us from God, and we



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know what you say; Now rising, now fall-ing, So tuneful-ly call-ing His




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hil dren to seek Him, and praise Him to day.



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SUNDAY.
* SECOND VERSE.


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rail. slower.


dawn- ing, and praise Him to day.
slower, in time.
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SUNDAY.
THIRD VERSE. ,


Oh sweet Sab-bath rest! The gift of our Fa-ther in




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hea ven; A he raid sent down from the home far a













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-way, With peace for the wea -ry, And joy for the drea-ry; Then, oh! let us


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thank Him, and praise Him to day.
slower. in time.


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SUNDAY.
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Re joice and be glad! 'Tis the day of our Saviour and


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bought us; then praise Him to day!
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1. Now the light has gone a way, Sa viour,
2. Je sus, Sa viour, wash a way, All that













lis-tenwhile I pray .... Ask ing Thee to watch and
has beenwrong to -day,.... Help me ev' ry day to


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keep, ... And to send me qui et sleep.
be, . Good and gen tie, more like Thee.




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EVENING PRAYER.












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near and dear to Thee; .Oh, bring me and all I

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EVENING PRAYER.







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Now my eve ning praise I give .. Thou didst




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Thee, Oh, how good Thou art to me!






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Thou my best and kind est Friend Thou wilt


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love me to the end! Let me love Thee more and






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more, Al -ways bet ter than be fore. A men.



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No. 4.
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STARS.
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we are fast a sleep ? Or are they lamps that God has lit Erom His own glorious














light, To guide the lit-tie children's souls Whom He will call to night. ..
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STARS.
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sparkle clear and bright. Is this to tell the lit-tle ones, So hungry, cold, and














sad, That there's a shin-ing home for them,Where all is warm and glad?







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glo rious, And ne- ver cold and far, Is He who al-ways loves them, The



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BrightandMorning Star. I wish those lit tie children knew That ho-ly, hap-py












light Lord -sus, shine onthem,I pray,A mae themgla to-night








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No. 5. M fifth T rae.
In moderate time.
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VOICE.

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tell me that my lit tie tree Is on ly just my age, but see, Al-






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rea dy ripe and ro sy fruit, Is peep ing un der ev' ry shoot! How



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lit- tie have I brought, But wi ther'd leaves of fool-ishthought;And


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MY LITTLE TREE.




an gry words like thorn, How ma ny I have borne! ..



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SECOND VERSE.



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fruit my lit tle tree can bring, With out the gen tie rain of spring; Nor









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could it ev- er rip- en one, With out the glow-ing sum-mer sun, 0


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MY LITTLE TREE.






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I may bring to Thee, The gold en fruit of love .








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sun-shine of Thy grace increase, The plea- sant fruit of joy and peace, With
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MY LITTLE TREE.




pur- pie bloom of gen tie- ness, That most of all my home may bless; While

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faith and good-ness meet In ru -by ripe-ness rich and sweet; Let


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these in me be found, And e ver-more a bound...



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VOICE.





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God of Hea ven! hear our sing ing; On ly lit tie ones are


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we, Yet a great pe i tion bringing, Fa their, now we come to





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TH Y KINGDOM COME.
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pray Thee, Let the world in Thee find rest; Let all know Thee and o



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bey Thee, Lov ing, praise ing, bless ing, blessed!
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Let the sweet and joy ful sto ry Of the Sa-viour's won drous



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love, Wake on earth a song of glo ry, Like the An gels' song a -








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THY KINGDOM COME.

FoUrrH VERSE.


-bove. Fa their, send the glo rious

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pow er, And the glo ry are T hine own.
- pow- er, And the glo ry are Thine own.
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"The Moon, walking in brightness."-Job xxxi. 26.

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long a- go the moon was dark, No light she gave or gained; She





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did not look up on the sun, So all her glo ry waned. Now









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THE MOON.


through the sky so broad and high, In robe of shin ing white-ness, A -
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S mong the so- lemn stars of God, She walks in bright ness.


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SECOND VERSE.

Look


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up to Him who is the Sun, The True and On ly Light, And




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seek the glo ry of His face, His smile so dear and bright. Then making gladness



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all a-round, By gen tle ness and right ness, You, too, shall shine with













light di-vine, And walk in bright ness.




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No. 8.
STenderly.

VOICE.



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One who ne ver will for -get, Lov- ing to the end;













One whom you can tell, when sad, Ev' rything that grieves;









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JESSIE'S FRIEND.




One who loves to make you glad; One who ne ver leaves.

















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SECOND VERSE.



Such a lov- ing friend is ours, Near us all the day,




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Help ing us in les son hours, Smil-ing on our play;








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JESSIE'S FRIEND.



Keep ing us from do ing wrong, Guard -ing ev' ry where,


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List-'ning to each hap py song, And each lit tie prayer.



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THIRD VERSE.



Jes -sie, if you on lyknew What He is to me,



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JESSIE'S FRIEND.




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Come, and you will find it 'true, Hap py you will be;

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No. 9.
Joyously.
VOICE.,



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Will you come out and see My pret ty bow'r with

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made; With win-dows up on high, Through which I see the




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THE BOWER.




sky, And look up to Him who made the plea sant




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The sun- beams come and go So bright ly to and



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fro, Like An gels of light, too dazzling to be







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THE BOWER.




seen! They weave a cur tain fair A bout my door-way





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THIRD VERSE.



I have sweet mu sic too, And love ly songs for

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THE BOWER.


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No. 10.
S In moderate time.
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Sad ly bend the flow ers, In the hea vy rain:





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f ter beat-ing show ers, Sun-beams come a gain








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Lit tie birds are si lent All the dark night through;



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TRUST.



B'Rt when morn- ing dawn eth, Their songs are sweet and. new.


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SECOND VERSE.


When a sud den sor row Comes like cloud and night,




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Wait for God's to mor row; All will then be bright.







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TRUST.




On ly wait and trust Him Just a lit tie while; .


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Af ter eve ning tear drops Shall come the morn- ing smile.
















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Rather slowly.
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On my brow, tay with me a while! He who has lov-cl me,



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Dar-nge whom I long to see, calls me a way i ng smile, Kiss me now,stay.
On my brow, Stay with me a while! He who has lov-&l me,










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THE DYING SISTER.









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SECOND VERSE.
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He is near, True and dear, Dar ling, do not cry! Je-sus too













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Tell Him the sorrow, dear; He is so kind, This you will find.





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THE DYING SISTER.









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At the gate, Till He bids me come. Soon, bro other, I shall see,



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Him who has died for me; I am so glad, Yet you are sad.




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THE DYING SISTER.




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FOURTH VEREn.



Hymn and prayer We did share, Many an evening past; Je-sus heard













Ev'- ry word, This may be the last. Ere next the light grows dim,




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I may be therewith Him. Prais- ing Him too, Wait-ing for you!









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No. 12.
S ell marked.
VoICE.

Now let us sing the
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An-gels' SongThat rang so sweet and clear, When heavenly light and mu- sic fell On


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earth-ly eye and ear. To Him we sing, our Sav iour King, Who



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al ways deigns to hear: "Glo ry to od, and peace on earth."


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THE ANGELS' SONG.
SECOND VERSE.


He came to tell the
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Father's love, His goodness,truth and grace; To shew the brightness of His smile,The



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glo ry of His face; With His own light, so full and bright, The


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shades of death to chase. lo ry to God, and peace on earth."


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THE ANGELS' SONG.
THIRD VERSE.


He came to bring the wea ry ones True
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peace and per- feet rest; To take a- way the guilt and sinWhich darken'dand dis -



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THE ANGELS' SONG.
FOURTH VERSE.


He came to bring a glo -rious gift, Good will to men;- and
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