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An Anthem 2d Samuel chap 1st

The beauty of Israel is slain

Tune: [The beauty of Israel is slain]
Published in 1 hymnal

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the beauty of Israel is slain
is slain upon thy high places
how are the mighty faln

tell in ton in Gath
publish it not in the Streets of Askelon
let the daughters of the Philistines rejoice
and the daughters of the uncircumcised triumph
Saul and Jonathan were lovely
were altogether lovely
and pleasant in their lives
and in their deaths they were not divided
they were swifter than Eagles
and stronger than Lions
how are the mighty fall'n

ye daughters of Israel weep
over Saul who cloathed you in scarlet with other delights
who put ornaments of Gold upon your Apparel
how are the mighty fall'n
O Jonathan O Jonathan
very pleasant hast thou been unto me
thy love to me was wonderfull
passing the love of Women
how are the mighty fall'n


Source: The Psalm-singer's amusement: containing a number of fuging pieces and anthems #16

Text Information

First Line: The beauty of Israel is slain
Title: An Anthem 2d Samuel chap 1st
Publication Date: 1781
Copyright: This text in in the public domain in the United States because it was published before 1923.

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The Psalm-singer's amusement: containing a number of fuging pieces and anthems #16



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