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Nickle, William S.; Hardin, F. A.; Shaw, John B. / Honey out of the rock
(1892)

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No. 9.                 My Mother's Hands.
Mrs. M. E7. W.                                             Mrs. M. E.Waov
slow and with great expressioi.                       1 r of1W Ith  P. P. us'
I. Oh, those beautiful, beautiful hands! Tho' they neith-er were white nor snall.
2. Oh, those beautiful, beautiful hands! How they cared for my in - fant ia'ys!
3. Oh, those beautiful, beautiful hands!  As they pressed my ach - ing bow
1. Oh. those beautiful, beautiful hands! Thin and wrinkled with age they grew;
3. Oh, those beautiful, beautiful hands!  I  stood by her coffin one day,
. Oh, those beautilill, beautiLtl hands!  I shall clasp them a-gain once inore,
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Yet my mother's hands were the fair - est, And love - li - est hands of  all.
They guid-ed ny feet in - to pleasant paths,And smoothed all the rug-ged ways.
They cooled the fev - er and eased the pain, Me-thinks I can feel theni now.
But still they toiled on for the child so dear, And her love seemed more tender and ti ie.
And I kissed those hands so cold and white. As  qui - et and peacefil she lay.
As my feet toutch the bank of the heav'nlIY land; We shall meet on that shin-ing shur.
CHORzUS.
My mnothiers dear hands, her beautiful hiandsWhic bgnided me safe o'er life' s and-
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I bless God's name for the mem - 'ry Of moth-er s own bean- ti - fitha ls.
1By permission.


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