Cheer thee, sad soul (Thomas Hastings)

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  • (Posted 2004-02-03)  CPDL #06643:      (Sibelius 2)
Editor: Douglas Walczak (submitted 2004-02-03).   Score information: A4, 1 page, 60 kB   Copyright: Personal
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General Information

Title: Cheer Thee, Sad Soul
Composer: Thomas Hastings

Number of voices: 4vv   Voicing: SATB
Genre: SacredHymn

Language: English
Instruments: A cappella

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Original text and translations

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God is near thee, therefore cheer thee,
Sad soul!
He'll defend thee
When around thee Billows roll.

Calm thy sadness, look in gladness
On high!
Faint and weary, pilgrim, cheer thee,
Help is nigh!

Mark the seabird wildly wheeling
Through the skies!
God defends him,
God attends him when he cries.