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Stafford 78

The Sacred Harp, 1991 (Denson) Edition

Composer: Daniel Read, 1782
Alto: Raymond Hamrick, 1971
Poet: Isaac Watts, 1719
Meter: Short Meter (6,6,8,6)
Stanza Poetry Source by First Line
1
See what a living stone
The builders did refuse,
Yet God hath built His Church thereon,
In spite of env’ous Jews.


See what a living Stone, Stanza 1