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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.

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
Key: A Major
Source: David's Psalmen (Amsterdam, Holland: 1685)
Copyright: Public Domain

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