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Shall men pretend to pleasure

Shall men pretend to pleasure

Tune: PACOLET
Published in 6 hymnals

Audio files: MIDI

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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

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

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