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Shall We Meet?

Shall we meet beyond the river In the clime where angels dwell?

Author: Frank M. Davis
Tune: [Shall we meet beyond the river]
Published in 8 hymnals

Full Text

1 Shall we meet beyond the river,
In the clime where angels dwell?
Shall we meet where friendship never
Saddest tales of sorrow tell?

Refrain 1-3:
Shall we meet, shall we meet,
Shall we meet on the evergreen plain?
Shall we meet to know each other ever,
Shall we never part again?

2 Shall we meet where flow’rs are blooming
Ever fadeless, ever fair,
Where the light of day illumines
Lives of those who enter there? [Refrain]

3 Shall we meet our loved companions,
On that brighter, fairer shore,
When this life’s great work is ended,
Shall we meet to part no more? [Refrain]

4 Yes, we’ll meet beyond the river,
Where our joys shall never die,
We shall meet our loved and saved ones,
In that happy by and by.

Refrain 4:
We shall meet, we shall meet,
We shall meet on the evergreen plain;
We shall meet to know each other ever,
We shall never part again.

Select Hymns, 1911 (Timeless Truths)

Author: Frank M. Davis

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Text Information

First Line: Shall we meet beyond the river In the clime where angels dwell?
Title: Shall We Meet?
Author: Frank M. Davis
Meter: 8.7.8.7.6.9.10.7
Language: English

Timeline

Instances

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Timeless Truths #637Text
Include 7 pre-1979 instances



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