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Desire For Piety 76b

The Sacred Harp, 1991 (Denson) Edition

Composer: Benjamin Franklin White, 1844
Alto: Seaborn McDaniel Denson, 1911
Poet: Edward Trivett, c1772; Alt. Purifyís Selection of Hymns and Spiritual Songs, 1823
Meter: Long Meter Half (8,8)
Stanza Poetry Source by First Line
1
íTis my desire with God to walk,
Till the warfare is over, hallelujah.
And with His children pray and talk,
Till the warfare is over, hallelujah.

(Chorus)


íTis my Desire with God to walk,, Stanza 1a
Chorus
Cry Amen, pray on
Till the warfare is over, hallelujah.