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214. My friends, I am going a long and tedious journey

1.
My friends, I am going a long and tedious journey,
Never to return; I am going a long journey, never to return.
I am going a long journey, Never to return.
(Repeat previous line).
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Never to return, never to return, never to return;
Never, never never, never, to return;
Fare you well, my friends.
(Repeat previous line twice),
And God grant we may meet together in that world above,
Where trouble shall cease and harmony shall abound,
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Hark! hark! my dear friends, for death hath called me,
And I must go, and lie down in the cold and silent grave,
Where the mourners cease from mourning, and the prisoner is set free;
Where the rich and poor are both alike;
Fare you well, fare you well, fare you well, fare you well,
Fare you well, my friends.

Text Information
First Line: My friends, I am going a long and tedious journey
Title: My friends, I am going a long and tedious journey
Publication Date: 1854
Language: English
Tune Information
Name: FAREWELL ANTHEM



Media
Audio recording: Big Singing
©Arrangement by Peter Irvine
MIDI file: FarewellAnthem.midi




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