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Pickardís Hymn 442b

Tune: Thomas Waller, 1869
Alto: Miss Minnie Floyd, 1902
Lyrics: John Newton, 1779
Meter: Common Meter Double (8,6,8,6,8,6,8,6)
In vain my fancy tries to paint
The moment after death;
The glories that surround the saints
When yielding up their breath.
One gentle sigh their fetter breaks,
We scarce can say their gone,
Before the willing spirit takes
Her mansion near the throne.