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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)

Part third. Containing pieces for prayer and social meetings, revivals, and music for the old folks.,   pp. [316]-362


Page 320

0! HAD I WINGS LIKE A DOVE, 
1. ! had   I wings like a dove, I would fly  A - way ftm thiaworld of care;
My soul would mount to the realms on high, And seek for a  ref - uge there;
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2. 01 is it not written, "Believe, and live r" The heart by, bright
hope allured, Shull find the comfort these words can give, And be by its
faith  as - sured; 
3. There is, there is, in thy ho  -  ly word-Thy word which can ne'er depart-There
is a prom-ise  of mer - cy stored For the lowly and  meek  of heart; 
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But is there no    ha - yen here ,on.earth, No  hope for the wound-ed breastI
No fAvor'd spot where con-tent ha birth, In which I  may find  a   rest.
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Thenwhy shouldwe fearthe coldworld's frown,WUh truthtothe heart has giv'n
Thelightof re - Ii - gion to guide us on  In joy to the paths of heav'n.
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"My yoke is ea - sy,   my bur - den light, Then come un - to  me  for
rest;" These, these are the words of prowise stored For the wounded
andwearied breast 
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