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Songs Sacred, Moral and Patriotick

The following Miscellany contains texts of all kinds associated with tunes in The Sacred Harp and other tunebooks. They include original secular texts whose tunes are set to sacred words in the tunebooks, including some poems that are models for the sacred texts. Also included are some hymns and spiritual songs not readily available elsewhere in complete form. Occasionally two or more related poems are given under the same heading.

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[TXT] rs.html 97 [TXT] GoForgetMe.txt 1.0K A Farewell by Wolfe [TXT] Milford.txt 729 A Hymn for Easter Day [TXT] Peace.txt 1.3K A Hymn on Peace [TXT] Texas.txt 1.3K A Song of Texas [TXT] MasonicOde.txt 2.4K A View of the Temple by Weeks [TXT] Adeste.txt 1.3K Adeste Fideles [TXT] Anacreon.txt 2.5K Anacreontick Song [TXT] Cleopatra.txt 2.2K Antony to Cleopatra by Lytle [TXT] Plenary.txt 2.0K Auld Lang Syne by Burns [TXT] BeKind.txt 1.5K Be Kind by Courtney [TXT] Bruce.txt 3.0K Bruce's Address by Burns [TXT] Chester.txt 1.0K Chester [TXT] ChristmasHymn.txt 1.6K Christmas Hymn [TXT] Columbia.txt 2.6K Columbia by T. Dwight [TXT] ComeAway.txt 4.2K Come, Come Away [TXT] David.txt 1.1K David's Victory by Hannah More [TXT] Mount-Vernon.txt 1.2K Death of Washington [TXT] Dialogue.txt 2.6K Dialogue: A Believer and His Soul [TXT] Du-du.txt 1.6K Du, Du liegst mir im Herzen [TXT] Emanuel.txt 1.7K Emanuel for Christmas [TXT] FemalePilgrim.txt 1.3K Female Pilgrim [TXT] HappyMatches.txt 2.0K Few Happy Matches by Watts [TXT] Friendship.txt 1.8K Friendship [TXT] GreenFields.txt 1.1K Green Fields [TXT] happy.txt 1.2K Happy on the Way by Henson [TXT] HicksFarewell.txt 1.7K Hicks' Farewell [TXT] SweetHome.txt 2.9K Home, Sweet Home by Payne [TXT] singing.txt 1.1K How can I keep from singing? [TXT] overcome.txt 1.8K I'll overcome someday by Tindley [TXT] Krambambuli.txt 2.5K Krambambuli [TXT] LongAgo.txt 944 Long, Long Ago by Bayly [TXT] MCHDavisExperience.txt 1.7K M.C.H. Davis' Experience [TXT] Morality.txt 1.6K Morality by More [TXT] NewJordan.txt 1.3K New Jordan [TXT] Ode.txt 4.6K Ode on Life's Journey [TXT] Martyrdom.txt 1.6K Ode on Martyrdom [TXT] Rosin.txt 2.5K Old Rosin the Beau [TXT] Corydon.txt 2.1K Pastoral Elegy by N. Dwight [TXT] PrimroseHill.txt 1.9K Primrose Hill [TXT] Dulcimer.txt 1.9K Redemption by Swain [TXT] SawYe.txt 4.9K Saw ye my father? [TXT] Shiloh.txt 1.6K Shiloh for Christmas [TXT] standbyme.txt 952 Stand by me by Tindley [TXT] Solitude.txt 1.0K Sweet Solitude by More [TXT] Bunker-Hill.txt 2.8K The American Hero by Niles [TXT] AmericanStar.txt 1.7K The American Star [TXT] BabeofBethlehem.txt 2.8K The Babe of Bethlehem [TXT] Braes.txt 1.3K The Braes o' Balquhidder by Tannahill [TXT] CrossOfChrist.txt 2.2K The Cross of Christ [TXT] Alknomook.txt 1.6K The Death Song of the Cherokee Indian [TXT] DyingCalifornian.txt 2.5K The Dying Californian [TXT] ChristianSong.txt 1.3K The Dying Christian by Amintor [TXT] DullCare.txt 1.4K The Friendly Society [TXT] TheGift.txt 824 The Gift [TXT] Gloom.txt 3.5K The Gloom of Autumn by Gridley [TXT] WarDepartment.txt 4.4K The Glorious Effects of the Gospel [TXT] IndianPhilosopher.txt 2.4K The Indian Philosopher by Watts [TXT] Legacy.txt 1.1K The Legacy by Moore [TXT] SocialBand.txt 1.5K The Masonick Farewell by Burns [TXT] Bucket.txt 4.2K The Old Oaken Bucket by Woodworth [TXT] PartingGlass.txt 1.1K The Parting Glass [TXT] Hail.txt 2.1K The President's March by Hopkinson [TXT] RoyalBand.txt 1.8K The Royal Band [TXT] Arethusa.txt 3.9K The Saucy Arethusa [TXT] SoldiersDream.txt 1.3K The Soldier's Dream by Campbell [TXT] Transport.txt 2.5K The Transport by Granade [TXT] WanderersGrave.txt 2.0K The Wanderer's Grave by Sage [TXT] WhitePilgrim.txt 2.6K The White Pilgrim by Ellis [TXT] Viva.txt 836 Viva Tutte [TXT] Warren.txt 3.5K Warren by Byles [TXT] Zula.txt 1.5K Zula Zong