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6650. This Joyful Easter-Tide

1. This joyful Easter-tide,
Away with care and sorrow!
My Love, the Crucified,
Hath sprung to life this morrow.

Refrain:
Had Christ, that once was slain,
Ne'er burst His three day prison,
Our faith had been in vain;
But now hath Christ arisen,
Arisen, arisen, arisen!

2. My flesh in hope shall rest,
And for a season slumber;
Till trump from east to west,
Shall wake the dead in number. [Refrain]

3. Death's flood hath lost his chill,
Since Jesus crossed the river:
Lover of souls, from ill
My passing soul deliver. [Refrain]

Text Information
First Line: This joyful Easter-tide
Title: This Joyful Easter-Tide
Author: George R. Woodward (1894)
Refrain First Line: Had Christ, that once was slain
Language: English
Source: Carols for Easter and Ascensiontide, 1894
Copyright: Public Domain
Tune Information
Name: EASTER-TIDE
Key: A Major
Source: David's Psalmen (Amsterdam, Holland: 1685)
Copyright: Public Domain



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