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The Gushing Rill

O if for me the cup you fill

Published in 9 hymnals

Audio files: MIDI

Representative Text

1 Oh if for me the cup you fill,
Then fill it from the gushing rill,
With water pure and sparkling bright,
As clear as truth, and free as light.

Refrain:
Then if for me, the cup you fill,
O fill it from the gushing rill.

2 Speak not to me of ruby wine,
Of nectar cups and draughts divine,
The taste of bitter tears is there,
For those we love and hold most dear. [Refrain]

3 Give not to me the mantling brim,
Whose dancing bubbles gaily swim,
For in each shining crystal round,
A deadly lurking fiend is found. [Refrain]

Source: Triumphant Songs No.3 #47

Text Information

First Line: O if for me the cup you fill
Title: The Gushing Rill
Copyright: Public Domain

Timeline

Instances

Instances (1 - 9 of 9)
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Crown of Gold #13

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Deseret Sunday School Songs #43

Sunday School Hymn Book #d304

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Temperance Chimes #105b

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The Helping Hand #44

The Musical Fountain #d29

The Musical Fountain, Enlarged #d67

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Triumphant Songs No.3 #47

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Young Singer's Friend #a194

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