The resurrection day

As broke the long and heavy night

Author: Palmer Hartsough
Tune: [As broke the long and heavy night]
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1. As broke the long and heavy night,
While trembling guards fell with affright,
An angel fair, in garments white,
Came down where Jesus lay;
An angel fair, in garments white,
And rolled the rock away,
And rolled the rock away,
And rolled the rock away.

2. And Christ arose and left the tomb,
The grave He robbed of all its gloom,
And earth put on her robes of bloom,
To greet again her Lord;
And earth put on her robes of bloom,
To greet again her Lord;
To greet again her Lord,
To greet again her Lord.

3. And so our tributes glad we bring,
And sweetest carols do we sing,
In praise of Christ, our Victor King,
This resurrection day;
In praise of Christ, our Victor King,
This resurrection day,
This resurrection day,
This resurrection day.

Source: The Cyber Hymnal #5784

Author: Palmer Hartsough

Palmer Hartsough was educated in Plymouth, Ypsilanti and Kalamazoo, Michigan. In 1893 he became associated with the Fillmore Brothers of Cincinnati, Ohio. He was a teacher of vocal music. He lived in Ontario, Wisconsin. Dianne Shapiro, from "The Singers and Their Songs: sketches of living gospel hymn writers" by Charles Hutchinson Gabriel (Chicago: The Rodeheaver Company, 1916) Go to person page >

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First Line: As broke the long and heavy night
Title: The resurrection day
Author: Palmer Hartsough

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The Cyber Hymnal #5784
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