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Joy to the world, the darkness flies

Representative Text

1 Joy to the world—the darkness flies,
Let earth with gladness sing.
The morning comes o’er all the skies
She waves her purple wing,
She waves her purple wing,
She waves, she waves her purple wing,

2 Joy to the world—for truth abound,
And error with’ring dies.
In fragments, hurled upon the ground,
Her broken altar lies,
Her broken altar lies,
Her broken, her broken altar lies,

3 Joy to the world—the anthem be,
A song of triumph sing,
“Oh! Grave! Where is thy victory?
Oh! Death! where is the sing?”
“Oh! Death! where is the sing?”
“Oh! Death! Oh! Death! where is the sing?”

Source: Songs of Summerland #103

Author: R. H. Brown

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Text Information

First Line: Joy to the world, the darkness flies
Author: R. H. Brown

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Heart Echoes #d12

Hymns and Songs of the First Association of Spiritualists #d12

Progressive Songster #d67

Select Progressive Spiritual Hymns and Songs #d27

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Songs of Summerland #103

Spiritual Songs of the First National Association of Spiritualists #d54

Spiritualist Hymnal #d51

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The Psalms of Life #191

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