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The Dying Minister 124b

Tune: Eld. Edmund Dumas, 1854
Alto: Wilson Marion Cooper, 1902
Lyrics: Berryman T. Hicks, 1835
Meter: Common Meter (8,6,8,6)
The time is swiftly rolling on
When I must faint and die;
My body to the dust return,
And there forgotten lie.

Let persecution rage around,
And antichrist appear;
My silent dust beneath the ground,
There’s no disturbance there.