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570. Farewell to All (Second)

1 The time is swiftly rolling on When I must faint and die; My body to the dust return, And there forgotten lie. My little children, near my heart, And nature seems to bind; It grieves me sorely to depart And leave you all behind. 2 Let persecution rage around, And antichrist appear, My silent dust beneath the ground, There’s no disturbance there. Though I can never come to thee; Let not this grieve your heart; For you will shortly come to me, Where we shall never part.

Text Information
First Line: The time is swiftly rolling on
Title: Farewell to All (Second)
Author: B. Hicks (1832)
Publication Date: 1991
Meter: C. M. D.
Tune Information
Name: FAREWELL TO ALL (Second)
Composer: Hugh McGraw (1985)
Key: F Major



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