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7334. When, Overwhelmed with Grief

1. When, overwhelmed with grief,
My heart within me dies,
Helpless, and far from all relief,
To Heav’n I lift mine eyes.

2. O lead me to the rock
That’s high above my head
And make the covert of Thy wings
My shelter and my shade.

3. Within Thy presence, Lord,
For ever I’ll abide;
Thou art the tower of my defense,
The refuge where I hide.

4. Thou givest me the lot
Of those that fear Thy name;
If endless life be their reward,
I shall possess the same.

Text Information
First Line: When, overwhelmed with grief
Title: When, Overwhelmed with Grief
Author: Isaac Watts (1719)
Meter: SM
Language: English
Source: The Psalms of David, 1719
Copyright: Public Domain
Tune Information
Name: ADVENT (Goss)
Composer: John Goss (1872)
Meter: SM
Incipit: 51356 53212 43321
Key: G Major
Copyright: Public Domain

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