New Prospect 390
Tune: Arranged by William S. Turner, 1866
Alto: Mrs. Anna L. (Cooper) Blackshear, 1902
Lyrics: Elizabeth King Mills, 1837
Meter: Common Meter (8,6,8,6)
O land of rest! For thee I sigh,
When will the moments come
When I shall lay my armor by,
And dwell in peace at home?
No tranquil joys on earth I know,
No peaceful shelt'ring dome,
This world's a wilderness of woe,
This world is not may home.