Softly Now the Light of Day

Hymns of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints


Calmly

Softly now the light of day

Fades upon my sight away.

Free from care, from labor free,

Lord, I would commune with thee.

Text: George W. Doane, 1799–1859

Music: Carl Maria von Weber, 1786–1826; arr. by Henry Greatorix, 1813–1858

Psalm 55:16–17

Alma 37:37

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