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3770. Like a Bird to Thee

1. Savior, like a bird to Thee,
Weary and wounded my soul would flee;
O let me fold my wings and rest
Peacefully, trustingly, on Thy breast.

Refrain
Like a bird let me fly to Thee,
In Thine arms kindly shelter me;
Then my soul no more shall roam
Far, far away from home.

2. Savior, Thou my grief hast borne,
Thou hast a balm for the hearts that mourn;
One gentle word, and I shall rest
Hopefully, lovingly, on Thy breast. [Refrain]

3. I was lost till found by Thee;
Thine, blessèd Savior, the glory be;
Gladly I fold my wings and rest,
Lovingly, tenderly, on Thy breast. [Refrain]

Text Information
First Line: Savior, like a bird to Thee
Title: Like a Bird to Thee
Author: W. Howard Doane (1875)
Refrain First Line: Like a bird let me fly to Thee
Language: English
Source: Brightest and Best, by Robert Lowry & Howard Doane (New York: Biglow & Main, 1875), number 5
Copyright: Public Domain
Tune Information
Name: [Savior, like a bird to Thee]
Composer: William Howard Doane (1875)
Incipit: 31535 13223 21232
Key: B♭ Major
Source: Brightest and Best, by Robert Lowry & Howard Doane (New York: Biglow & Main, 1875), number 5
Copyright: Public Domain



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