“Far Better.”

Many dear ones are departed

Translator: Joseph Morris (1854)
Published in 1 hymnal

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Many dear ones are departed
To the grave’s dark silent land:
I shall soon receive the summons
There to lie amid the band;
Where they hear not
Any more sad earth’s complaints.

Blest are they who have expired
In the Lord, supremely blest!
In the port so oft desired
They for ever safely rest.
How much better,
There to sing than sigh with us!

Favourite Welsh Hymns, 1854

Translator: Joseph Morris

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Text Information

First Line: Many dear ones are departed
Title: “Far Better.”
Translator: Joseph Morris (1854)
Meter: 8.7.8.7.4.7
Language: English
Publication Date: 1854
Copyright: This text in in the public domain in the United States because it was published before 1923.



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