Softly Now the Light of Day
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    Softly Now the Light of Day

    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