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