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Vernon 95

The Sacred Harp, 1991 (Denson) Edition

Composer: Arranged by Amzi Chapin, 1813
Poet: Charles Wesley, 1742
Meter: Long Particular Meter (8,8,8,8,8,8)
Stanza Poetry Source by First Line
1
Come, Oh Thou traveler unknown,
Whom still I hold, but cannot see;
My company before is gone,
And I am left alone with Thee.
With Thee all night I mean to stay,
And wrestle till the break of day.


Come, O thou traveller unknown,, Stanza 1
2
In vain Thou strugglest to get free,
I never will unloose my hold;
Art Thou the Man that died for me?
The secret of Thy love unfold.
Wrestling, I will not let Thee go,
Till I Thy name, Thy nature know.


Come, O thou traveller unknown,, Stanza 3