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Who took me from my mother's arms

Who took me from my mother's arms

Published in 3 hymnals

Representative Text

1 Who took me from my mother's arms,
And smiling at her soft alarms,
Show'd me the world and nature's charms?
My father.

2 Who made me feel, and understand
The wonders of the sea and land,
And mark, through all, the Maker's hand?
My father.

3 Who climb'd with me the mountain's height,
And watch'd my look of dread delight,
While rose the glorious orb of light?
My father.

4 Who from each flower, and verdant stalk,
Gather'd a subject for our talk,
To fill the long delightful walk?
My father.

5 Who taught my early mind to know
The God, from whom all blessings flow,
Creator of all things below?
My father.

6 Soon, and before the mercy-seat,
Spirits made perfect, we shall meet,
Then, with what transports I shall greet
My father.

Source: Linden Harp: a rare collection of popular melodies adapted to sacred and moral songs, original and selected. Illustrated. Also a manual of... #94b

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First Line: Who took me from my mother's arms
Copyright: Public Domain



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Linden Harp #d178

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Linden Harp #94b

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The Child's Song Book #85a

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