Softly Now the Light of Day
George W. Doane, 1824
|Softly now the light of day|
Fades upon my sight away;
Free from care, from labour free,
Lord, I would commune with thee.
2. Thou, whose all-pervading eye
|3. Soon, for me, the light of day|
Shall for ever pass away;
Then, from sin and sorrow free,
Take me, Lord, to dwell with thee.
4. Thou who, sinless, yet hast known