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After a long and weary strife

After a long and weary strife

Author: M. Fraser
Tune: [After a long and weary strife]
Published in 2 hymnals

Audio files: MIDI

Representative Text

1 After a long and weary strife,
After a struggle ‘twixt death and life,
How sweet to feel the tempest cease,
The angry billows sink to peace,
And perfect calm begin.

2 After the night of darkness here,
After the gloom, the doubt, the fear,
How sweet to hail heav’n’s dawning day,
When ev’ry cloud is rolled away,
And ev’ry eye sees clear.

3 After the din and war of earth,
After its wild, discordant mirth,
How sweet to list the rapt’rous song
That rises from the white robed throng,
Upon the crystal sea.

4 After the heart’s deep agony,
After its yearning for sympathy,
How passing sweet will be the rest
Within the arms, upon the breast,
Of Christ the Comforter.

Source: Sacred Songs No. 1: compiled and arranged for use in gospel meetings, Sunday schools, prayer meetings and other religious services #15

Author: M. Fraser

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Text Information

First Line: After a long and weary strife
Author: M. Fraser
Copyright: Public Domain



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Christian Endeavor Edition of Sacred Songs No. 1 #15

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Sacred Songs No. 1 #15

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