What Then?

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1 After the joys of earth,
After its songs of mirth,
After its hours of light,
After its dreams so bright,
What then? Only an empty name,
Only a weary frame,
Only a conscious smart,
Only an aching heart.

2 After an empty name,
After a weary frame,
After this conscious smart,
After an aching heart,
What then? Only a sad farewell
To a world lov’d too well,
Only a silent bed,
With the forgotten dead.

3 After this sad farewell,
To a world loved too well,
After this silent bed,
With the forgotten dead,
What then? Oh! then the judgment throne,
Oh! then the last hope gone,
Then all the woes that dwell
In an eternal hell!

Source: Triumphant Songs No.3 #162

Author: Jerome McCauley

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Text Information

First Line: After the joys of earth
Title: What Then?
Author: Jerome McCauley
Language: English
Copyright: Public Domain

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Glory Songs #d6
Jewels of Praise #105Page Scan
Melodies of Grace and Truth #121
Sacred Melodies (Revised) #d6
Sacred Melodies No. 1 #d3
Sacred Melodies: Nos.1 and 2 combined (As used by Evangelist H. W. Brown and others, in Gospel Meetings and other religious services) #19Page Scan
Social Hymns, Original and Selected #d4
Soldier's Prayer Book. Hospitals ed. #d1
Song Life for Sunday Schools #d2
Songs of Life and Power #d3
Songs of Redemption and Praise #d2
Temple Chimes #d5
The Evangelist No. 3. (Music ed.) #81Page Scan
The Gospel Awakening: a collection of original and selected "hymns and spiritual songs" for the use in gospel meetings everywhere #154TextPage Scan
The Gospel Singer: for Sabbath schools, etc. #94Page Scan
The King in His Beauty #d3
The New Song: consisting of very choice notes of redemption, embracing new original,and also selcted songs, appropriate for prayer and revivial meetings #37Page Scan
The Saints' Harp #d18
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