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Part In Peace: Is Day Before Us?

Sarah Flower Adams 1805 (Old Harlow, Essex) – 1848 (London)



Part in peace: is day before us?
Praise His Name for life and light;
Are the shadows lengthening o’er us?
Bless His care Who guards the night.

Part in peace: with deep thanksgiving,
Rendering, as we homeward tread,
Gracious service to the living,
Tranquil memory to the dead.

Part in peace: such are the praises
God our Maker loveth best;
Such the worship that upraises
Human hearts to heavenly rest.

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Submitted on May 13, 2011

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Sarah Flower Adams

Sarah Fuller Flower Adams (or Sally Adams) was an English poet and hymnwriter, best known for writing the words of the hymn "Nearer, My God, to Thee". more…

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