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I've Never Known a Sinner

Full Text

1 I've never known a sinner and I doubt I ever will
Although I know of those who lie and those who steal and kill
A cue ball hits another ball, which hits another still
And none of them refuse to move or move of their free will

2 And so it is with molecules and neurons in the brain
When one will bump another one, the next must do the same
I've never known a sinner in the people I have seen
Because I somehow understand we're in the same machine.


Source: Secular Hymnal: 144 hymn tunes made inclusive for all #53

Author: Secretary Michael

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Text Information

First Line: I've never known a sinner and I doubt I ever will
Title: I've Never Known a Sinner
Author: Secretary Michael
Language: English
Publication Date: 2015
Notes: (traditional hymn: "O for a Thousand Tongues to Sing")
Copyright: Public Domain

Tune

AZMON

Lowell Mason (PHH 96) adapted AZMON from a melody composed by Carl G. Gläser in 1828. Mason published a duple-meter version in his Modern Psalmist (1839) but changed it to triple meter in his later publications. Mason used (often obscure) biblical names for his tune titles; Azmon, a city south of C…

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