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