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46. The day is past and gone

1.
The day is past and gone,
The evening shades appear;
O may we all remember well
The night of death is near.

2.
We lay our garments by,
Upon our beds to rest;
So death will soon disrobe us all
Of what we've here possessed.

3.
Lord, keep us safe this night,
Secure from all our fears;
May angels guard us while we sleep,
Till morning light appears.

4.
And when we early rise,
And view the unwearied sun,
May we set out to win the prize,
And after glory run.

5.
And when our days are past,
And we from time remove,
O may we in thy bosom rest,
The bosom of thy love.

Text Information
First Line: The day is past and gone
Title: The day is past and gone
Publication Date: 1854
Meter: S.M.
Source: Baptist Harmony, p. 373
Language: English
Tune Information
Name: EVENING SHADE
Meter: S.M.



Media
Audio recording: Alabama Sacred Harp
©APAD Digital Recordings
Audio recording: MP3
(Brock Organ)
MIDI file: EveningShade.midi
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