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Farewell to All 69b

The Sacred Harp, 1991 (Denson) Edition

Composer: John Palmer Rees, 1859
Alto: Seaborn McDaniel Denson, 1911
Poet: John Blain, 1818
Meter: Long Meter Double (8,8,8,8,8,8,8,8)
Stanza Poetry Source by First Line
1
And now, my friends, both old and young,
I hope in Christ you will go on;
And if on earth we meet no more,
Oh, may we meet on Canaanís shore.
I hope youíll all remember me,
If you on earth no more I see.
An intírest in your prayers I crave,
That we may meet beyond the grave.


My dearest friends in bonds of love,, Stanza 5