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39. [It came upon the midnight clear]

4 For lo! the days are hastening on,
By prophet seen of old,
when with the ever circling years
shall come the time foretold
when peace shall o'er the earth
its ancient splendors fling
and the whole world send back the song
which now the angels sing.

Text Information
First Line: [It came upon the midnight clear]
Author: Edmund H. Sears
Publication Date: 1993
Language: English
Notes: It Came upon the Midnight Clear (United Methodist Hymnal #218)
Tune Information
Composer: Richard Storrs Willis
Composer (descant): Charles H. Webb
Key: B♭ Major
Copyright: Descant © 1993 Abingdon Press
Notes: Descant (Vocal)

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