Farewell, my dear brethren, the time is at hand

Full Text

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Farewell, my dear brethren, the time is at hand,
When we must be parted from this social band:
Our several engagements now call us away,
Our parting is needful, and we must obey.



Source: The Southern Harmony, and Musical Companion (New ed. thoroughly rev. and much enl.) #34b

Author: Thomas Cleland

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First Line: Farewell, my dear brethren, the time is at hand
Author: Thomas Cleland
Language: English

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FOUNDATION

The anonymous tune FOUNDATION first appeared in Joseph Funk's A Compilation of Genuine Church Music (1832) as a setting for this text (there it was called PROTECTION). The tune was also published with the text in Southern Harmony and Sacred Harp. The ancestors of Joseph Funk (b. Lancaster County, PA…

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