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Farewell, my dear brethren, the time is at hand

Representative Text

Farewell, my dear brethren, the time is at hand,
When we must be parted from this social band;
Our several engagements now call us away,
Our parting is needful and we must obey.

Source: The Sacred Harp: the best collection of sacred songs, hymns, odes, and anthems ever offered the singing public for general use (1991 rev.) #45b

Author: Thomas Cleland

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Text Information

First Line: Farewell, my dear brethren, the time is at hand
Author: Thomas Cleland
Language: English
Copyright: Public Domain



Instances (1 - 3 of 3)

Original Sacred Harp Denson Revision 1987 Standard Melodies #45b

The Sacred Harp (Rev. Cooper Ed.) #54b


The Sacred Harp #45b

Include 139 pre-1979 instances
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