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Mother's gone far, far away

Mother's gone far, far away

Author: E. E. Matthews
Tune: [Mother’s gone far, far away]
Published in 2 hymnals

Printable scores: PDF, Noteworthy Composer
Audio files: MIDI

Representative Text

1 Mother’s gone far, far away,
Gone to dwell with saints for aye;
Safe in Heav’n, a crown to wear,
’Mid the scenes so bright and fair.

Refrain:
Yes, we’ll meet our sainted mother,
In the home so far away,
When we cross death’s silent river,
Reach the land of endless day.

2 When we placed her in the grave,
Back to earth the dear form gave,
Grief was ours no tongue can tell—
’Twas so sad, that last farewell! [Refrain]

3 Will you meet her in that land,
Clasp again her gentle hand?
There our Savior reigns alone,
Parting hours are never known. [Refrain]

Source: The Cyber Hymnal #11604

Author: E. E. Matthews

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Text Information

First Line: Mother's gone far, far away
Author: E. E. Matthews
Refrain First Line: Yes, we'll meet our sainted

Media

The Cyber Hymnal #11604
  • PDF (PDF)
  • Noteworthy Composer Score (NWC)

Instances

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The Cyber Hymnal #11604

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