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Thou Man of grief, remember me

Representative Text

1 Thou Man of grief, remember me,
Who never canst Thyself forget.
Thy last expiring agony,
Thy fainting pangs and bloody sweat.

2 Father, if I may call Thee so,
Regard my fearful heart's desire;
Remove this load of guilty woe,
Nor let me in my sins expire!

3 I tremble, lest the wrath divine,
Which bruises now my wretched soul,
Should bruise this wretched soul of mine,
Long as eternal ages roll.

Source: The Sacred Harp: the best collection of sacred songs, hymns, odes, and anthems ever offered the singing public for general use (1991 rev.) #48b

Author: Charles Wesley

Charles Wesley, M.A. was the great hymn-writer of the Wesley family, perhaps, taking quantity and quality into consideration, the great hymn-writer of all ages. Charles Wesley was the youngest son and 18th child of Samuel and Susanna Wesley, and was born at Epworth Rectory, Dec. 18, 1707. In 1716 he went to Westminster School, being provided with a home and board by his elder brother Samuel, then usher at the school, until 1721, when he was elected King's Scholar, and as such received his board and education free. In 1726 Charles Wesley was elected to a Westminster studentship at Christ Church, Oxford, where he took his degree in 1729, and became a college tutor. In the early part of the same year his religious impressions were much deepene… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Thou man of griefs, remember me
Title: Thou Man of grief, remember me
Author: Charles Wesley
Meter: 8.8.8.8
Language: English
Copyright: Public Domain

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Original Sacred Harp Denson Revision 1987 Standard Melodies #48b

The Sacred Harp #48b

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The Sacred Harp #48b

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