Judah in exile wanders (William Lawes)

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  • (Posted 1999-11-12)  CPDL #00510:  Network.png
Editor: Gordon J. Callon (submitted 1999-11-12).   Copyright: Personal
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Title: Judah in exile wanders
Composer: William Lawes

Number of voices: 3vv   Voicing: SSB
Genre: SacredAnthem

Language: English

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Original text and translations

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Judah in exile wanders:
Ah subdu’d by vast afflictions,
and base servitude,
among the Heathen finds no rest.
Ah see how Sion mourns,
her gates and ways lie unfrequented
on her solemn days.
Her virgins weep, her Priests lament,
her fall and all her sweets convert to gall.