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What though my joys and comfort die?
The Lord my savior liveth.
What though the darkness gather round?
Songs in the night he giveth.

(My Life Flows On In Endless Song)

Shall men pretend to pleasure

Shall men pretend to pleasure

Tune: PACOLET
Published in 6 hymnals

Audio files: MIDI

Representative Text

1.
Shall men pretend to pleasure,
Who never knew the Lord?
Can all the worldling's treasure
True peace of mind afford?
They may obtain this jewel,
In what their hearts desire,
When they, by adding fuel,
Can quench the flame of fire.



Source: The Southern Harmony, and Musical Companion (New ed. thoroughly rev. and much enl.) #106b

Text Information

First Line: Shall men pretend to pleasure
Source: Dover Selection, p. 7
Language: English

Timeline

Instances

Instances (1 - 6 of 6)

The Christian Harmony #d291

The Dover Selection of Spiritual Songs #d208

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The Southern Harmony, and Musical Companion (New ed. thoroughly rev. and much enl.) #106b

The Southern Harmony, and Musical Companion. New ed. #106b

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