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A sun has risen on the world

A sun has risen on the world

Tune: [What shall we render?]
Published in 2 hymnals

Representative Text

Chorus:
Farewell, forever,
To the destroying cup,
Bearing deadly poison,
O, we give it up!

1 A sun has risen on the world,
A glorious banner is unfurl'd,
The sun of temperance sheds its ray,
its banner leads the way;

Chorus:
Farewell, forever,
To the destroying cup,
Bearing deadly poison,
O, we give it up!

2 In darkness long, in deep despair,
The victims to the wine-cup were,
But now they know the road to health,
to happiness and wealth; [Chorus]

3 They've tried the boasted charms of wine,
And felt their health and hopes decline,
They've tried the pure cold water too,
and now they live anew! [Chorus]



Source: Linden Harp: a rare collection of popular melodies adapted to sacred and moral songs, original and selected. Illustrated. Also a manual of... #23

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First Line: A sun has risen on the world
Copyright: Public Domain

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