561. Who would true valour see

1 Who would true valour see,
let them come hither;
those here will constant be,
come wind, come weather.
There's no discouragement
shall make them once relent
each from a vowed intent
to be a pilgrim.

2 Those who beset them round
with dismal stories
cannot the brave confound:
their strength the more is.
No lion can them fright,
they'll with a giant fight,
but each will have a right
to be a pilgrim.

3 Hobgoblin nor foul fiend
can daunt their spirit:
they know they at the end
shall life inherit.
Then fancies fly away;
they'll scorn what people say,
and each work night and day
to be a pilgrim.

Text Information
First Line: Who would true valour see
Author: John Bunyan, 1628-88 (alt.)
Meter: 65.65.6665
Language: English
Publication Date: 1999
Scripture: ; ; ; ; ; ; ;
Topic: Saints Days and Holy Days: Any Saint
Tune Information
Adapter: Ralph Vaughan Williams, 1872-1958
Arranger: Ralph Vaughan Williams, 1872-1958
Meter: 65.65 6665
Key: D Major
Source: English traditional melody, coll. by Ralph Vaughan Williams
Copyright: Adaptation and arrangement from the "English Hymnal" by permission of Oxford University Press

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