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Oh! who will come and go with me,

Poet: Meadís General Selection, 1807
Meter: Long Meter Half (8,8)
Location in The Sacred Harp
Stanza Denson Cooper
1
Oh! who will come and go with me,
O Halle-O Hallelujah.

Sweet Canaan 87, Stanza 1 (Line 1)

Sweet Canaan 87, Stanza 1 (Line 1)
Farewell, Vain World 95t, Stanza 3 (Line 1)
2
I'm bound fair Canaan's land to see,
O Halle-O Hallelujah.

Sweet Canaan 87, Stanza 1 (Line 3)

Sweet Canaan 87, Stanza 1 (Line 3)
Farewell, Vain World 95t, Stanza 3 (Line 3)
3
I'll join with Saints that's gone before,
O Halle-O Hallelujah.

Sweet Canaan 87, Stanza 2 (Line 1)

Sweet Canaan 87, Stanza 2 (Line 1)
4
Where sins and sorrows are no more,
O Halle-O Hallelujah.

Sweet Canaan 87, Stanza 2 (Line 3)

Sweet Canaan 87, Stanza 2 (Line 3)
5
A few more rolling years at most,
O Halle-O Hallelujah.


6
Will land my soul on Canaan's coast,
O Halle-O Hallelujah.


7
There on the hill of sweet repose,
O Halle-O Hallelujah.


8
I'll bid adieu to all my woes,
O Halle-O Hallelujah.


9
O may my soul march boldly one,
O Halle-O Hallelujah.


10
And never end the blessed song,
O Halle-O Hallelujah.


11
O may I always persevere,
O Halle-O Hallelujah.


12
And never stop till I get there,
O Halle-O Hallelujah.


13
O what a happy time it will be,
O Halle-O Hallelujah.


14
When I my friends in Heav'n shall see,
O Halle-O Hallelujah.


15
There we may tell our suff'rings o'er,
O Halle-O Hallelujah.


16
O Christians we have Heav'n to-day.
O Halle-O Hallelujah.


17
It shines around with dazzling ray,
O Halle-O Hallelujah.


18
It makes me happy while I sing,
O Halle-O Hallelujah.


19
And shout salvation to my king,
O Halle-O Hallelujah.


20
I hope to shout eternal rounds,
O Halle-O Hallelujah.


21
Its flaming love which has no bounds,
O Halle-O Hallelujah.


22
When rolling years shall cease to move,
O Halle-O Hallelujah.


23
Then this shall be my theme above,
O Halle-O Hallelujah.


24
O what a happy company,
O Halle-O Hallelujah.


25
May I be there that sight to see,
O Halle-O Hallelujah.


26
And join in praise to Jesu's name,
O Halle-O Hallelujah.


27
All glorious in Jerusalem,
O Halle-O Hallelujah.


28
I little thought he'd been so nigh,
O Halle-O Hallelujah.


29
His speaking made me laugh and cry,
O Halle-O Hallelujah.


30
He said, I've come for thee my love,
O Halle-O Hallelujah.


31
I have a place for you above,
O Halle-O Hallelujah.


32
Now here's my heart and here's my hand,
O Halle-O Hallelujah.


33
To meet you in that heavenly land,
O Halle-O Hallelujah.


34
My hand again I give to thee,
O Halle-O Hallelujah.


35
Hoping thy face in heav'n to see,
O Halle-O Hallelujah.



Mead, Stith. A General Selection of the Newest and Most Admired Hymns and Spiritual Songs now in Use. Richmond: Printed by Seaton Grantland, 1807.