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20. [Away in a manger, no crib for a bed]

3 Be near me, Lord Jesus,
I ask thee to stay
close by me forever,
and love me, I pray;
bless all the dear children
in thy tender care,
and fit us for heaven
to live with thee there.

Text Information
First Line: [Away in a manger, no crib for a bed]
Author: Anon.
Publication Date: 1993
Language: English
Notes: Away in a Manger (United Methodist Hymnal #217)
Tune Information
Composer: James R. Murray
Composer (descant): Shirley W. McRae
Key: F Major
Copyright: Descant © 1993 Abingdon Press
Notes: Descant (Vocal or Instrumental) flute 8va is suggested

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