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Woodbury, I. B. (Issac Baker), 1819-1858 (ed.) / The new lute of Zion: a collection of sacred music, designed for the use of congregations generally, but more especially the Methodist Episcopal Church
(c1856)

The music teacher,   pp. [III]-XXXVIII


Page XXXVII

THE    ABIDING      AND     THE    1LEETING.        Quartet. or Fonr-rqrt
Song. ,Or11E                         !   I" L 
,w false and fleeting! Vanish-ing  with-in the hour; Envious, murky west
winds, beating,Come and wither every flower, 
rt cv - er changing! Forms that now before thee rise, Pal- a - ces and walls
high ranging, Thou behold'st with othbr 
*:::  W __     -                         ;_              _-___          
   -      ---_-L: 
ig let com-ple-tion Fol-low  in  har-no-nious rhyme ; Let thy spi-rit's swift
fru - i - tion Yet out-strip the flight of tine. 
...                ___4-  ----o-                                      I i
F _ _ 
ver-dure gladden, Casting now its gradual shade,Which the autumn storms must
sadden, And whose fairest forms must fade? 
lips that glad-ly Once bestowed love's fond embrace, And the foot that bold-ly,
mad-ly Trod the hunter's mountain chase. 
_   _                          __                              _  _-    
                    -_- 
nav'st in-her - it, Mor-tal of the mu - ses blest! The i - deal be  fore
thy spi - rit, The reward with-in  thy  breat. 
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