The Riverside song book/Summer Studies

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Harriet Beecher Stowe. William H. Hutchinson.

Moderato. dim.

1. Cease to think, but be con-tent to be; Swing safe at an-

2. Call not such hours a i - dle waste of time,—Land that lies fal -

chor in fair Nature's bay , Rea - son no more, but o'er thy qui- et

low gains a quiet power; It treas-ures, from the brood-ing of God's

soul Let God's sweet teach-ings rip - ple their soft way. Soar with the

wings, Strength to un - fold the fu - ture tree and flower. And when the

birds, and flut-ter with the leaf; Dance with the seed - ed

sura - mer's glo-rious show is past, Its mir - a - cles no

grass in fring - y play; Sail with the cloud, wave with the

long - er charm thy sight, The treas - ured rich - es of those

dream - ing pine, And float with Na - ture all the live - long day.

thought-ful hours Shall make thy win - try mus- ings warm and bright.

This work was published before January 1, 1925, and is in the public domain worldwide because the author died at least 100 years ago.