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Tis ours to sojourn in a waste Barren




'Tis ours to sojourn in a waste,
Barren and cold as Shinar's ground;
No fruits of Eschol charm the taste.
No streams of Meribah are found.


But thou canst bid the desert bud.
With more than Sharon's rich display;
But thou canst bid the cooling flood.
Gush from the rock and cheer the way;


We tread the path thy people trod,
Alternate sunshine, bitter tears;
Go Thou before, and with thy rod
Divide the Jordan of our fears.


Be ours the song of triumph giv'n,
Angelic themes to lipa of clay;
And ours the holy harp of heav'n,
Whose strain dissolves the soul away.


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LYRICS
Meter: 8 8 8 8 (L.M.)
Writer(s):
    Trans/Adapted:
      Dates:
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      MUSIC
      Name: LOUVAN
      Meter: 8 8 8 8 (L.M.)
      Writer(s):
        Dates: 1850
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        8 8 8 8 (L.M.)
        8 8 8 8 (L.M.)
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