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259. We'll Meet Again

1. The angels came with silent tread
And gathered round our darling's bed;
Unto their shining home above
They bore her in their arms of love.

We'll meet again, where comes no night,
We'll meet again, in realms of light;
We'll meet our loved among the blest;
Farewell, our darling, sweetly rest.

2. Thou, Father, doest all things well,
Altho' our hearts with sorrow swell;
There's comfort in thy grace alone,
Help us to say "Thy will be done."

3. Thy form may sleep beneath the sod,
Thy spirit dwells at home with God;
He bids us trust and weep no more,
For we shall see those gone before.

4. Farewell, we'll meet on yon bright shore,
Our sighs and tears shall then be o'er;
Farewell, again we sadly say,
Until there dawns eternal day.

Text Information
First Line: The angels came with silent tread
Title: We'll Meet Again
Author: Clara McAlister
Publication Date: 1907
Topic: Funeral
Language: English
Refrain First Line: We'll meet again, where comes no night
Tune Information
Name: [The angels came with silent tread]
Composer: A. L. Byers
Incipit: 5345U 3321D 566U1 21D65
Key: B♭ Major

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