My life flows on in endless song (How can I keep from singing)
My life flows on in endless song (How can I keep from singing). Pauline T., dates unknown. Formerly attributed to Robert Lowry* (1826-1899).
This text first appeared in The New York Observer (1868) entitled 'Always Rejoicing', an allusion to 2 Corinthians 6: 10, attributed to ‘Pauline T’:
My life flows on in endless song;Above earth’s lamentation,I catch the sweet, tho’ faroff hymn That hails a new creation;Through all the tumult and the strife, I hear the music ringing; It finds an echo in my soul—How can I keep from singing?
What tho’ my joys and comfort die?The Lord my Saviour liveth; And tho’ the darkness gather round?Songs in the night he giveth; No storm can shake my inmost...
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