Selected Texts

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.

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