1. All Things Bright and Beautiful

All things bright and beautiful,
All creatures great and small,
All things wise and wonderful;
In love, God made them all.

1 Each little flower that opens,
Each little bird that sings,
God made their glowing colors,
God made their tiny wings. [Refrain]

2 The purple-headed mountain,
The river running by,
The sunset, and the morning
That brightens up the sky, [Refrain]

3 The cold wind in the winter,
The pleasant summer sun,
The ripe fruits in the garden,
God made them every one. [Refrain]

4 God gave us eyes to see them,
And lips that we might tell
How great is God Almighty,
Who has made all things well. [Refrain]

5 God made the world with wisdom
And trusts it to our care
To cherish all and share earth's wealth
With people everywhere. [Refrain]

Text Information
First Line: Each little flower that opens
Title: All Things Bright and Beautiful
Author: Cecil Frances Alexander (1848, alt.)
Refrain First Line: All things bright and beautiful
Meter: with refrain
Language: English
Publication Date: 1996
Topic: Beauty; Care for the environment; Children (8 more...)
Source: Hymns for Little Children
Tune Information
Adapter: Maritn Shaw (1915)
Meter: with refrain
Key: G Major
Source: 17th century English melody; The Dancing Master, 1686
Copyright: Adapt. © 1921 renewed by J. Curwen and Sons, Ltd.
Notes: Now Public Domain in US

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