Tolling Bell 459
Tune: R. F. M. Mann, 1868
Alto: Mrs. Anna L. (Cooper) Blackshear, 1902
Lyrics: Mary Stanley Bunce Dana Shindler, 1841
Meter: Particular Meter: 10,8,10,8,10,10,10,7
Shed not a tear o'er your friend's early bier,
When I am gone, when I am gone;
Smile when the slow tolling bell you shall hear,
When I am gone, when I am gone.
Weep not for me when you stand round my grave,
Think who has died His beloved to save,
Think of the crown all the ransomed shall wear,
When I am gone, I am gone.