|Arranger:||Elisha J. King (1844)|
|Arranger:||James P. Carrell (1821)|
|Composer:||Amos Pilsbury (1799)|
|Place of Origin:||Boston, Massachusetts|
|Notes:||See Music, David W. 1995. Seven "New" Tunes in Amos Pilsbury's United States' Sacred Harmony (1799) and Their Use in Four-Shape Shape-Note Tunebooks of the Southern United States before 1860. American Music 13(4):403-447. https://www.jstor.org/stable/3052402|
|Source:||United States Sacred Harmony, by Amos Pilsbury, 1799|
How happy every child of grace
Who knows his sins forgiven!
This earth, he cries, is not my place,
I seek my place in heaven:
A country far from mortal sight;
Yet, O! By faith I see
The land of rest, the saints’ delight,
The heaven prepar’d for me.
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|The Sacred Harp: the best collection of sacred songs, hymns, odes, and anthems ever offered the singing public for general use (1991 rev.) #77a||THE CHILD OF GRACE||How happy's ev'ry child of grace||E. J. King||1991|