119. When the King comes in

Called to the feast by the King are we,
Sitting, perhaps, where his people be:
How will it fare, then, with thee and me,
When the King comes in?

Refrain:
When the King comes in, brother,
When the King comes in!
How will it fare with thee and me
When the King comes in?

2 Crowns on the head where the thorns have been,
Glorified he who once died for men;
Splendid the vision before us then,
When the King comes in?
[Refrain]

3 Like lightning's flash will that instant show
Things hidden long from both friend and foe,
Just what we are every one will know,
When the King comes in?
[Refrain]

4 Joyful his eye shall on each one rest
Who is in white wedding garments dress'd--
Ah! well for us if we stand the test,
When the King comes in?
[Refrain]

Text Information
First Line: Called to the feast by the King are we
Title: When the King comes in
Publication Date: 1884
Refrain First Line: When the King comes in, brother
Notes: Music No. 110 in "The Quartet."
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