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Done With the World 88t

The Sacred Harp, 2012 Revised Cooper Edition

Composer: Benjamin Franklin White, 1844
Alto: Wilson Marion Cooper, 1902
Poet: John Cennick, 1743
Meter: Long Meter Half (8,8)
Stanza Poetry Source by First Line
1
Jesus, my all, to heavín is gone,
And I donít expect to stay much longer here.
He whom I fix my hopes upon,
And I donít expect to stay much longer here.

(Chorus)


JESUS my All, to Heavín is gone;, Stanza 1 (Lines 1 & 2)
Chorus
I am done with the world,
And I want to serve my Lord,
And I donít expect to stay much longer here.