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8054. Christ Is Risen

1 The world puts on its robe of spring,
To greet the newly risen Lord;
Fair forest flowers and lilies fling
Their sweets upon the grassy sward.

O, fair and rare, they fitly say
That Christ, our Lord, is risen today;
O, fair and rare, they fitly say
That Christ, our Lord, is risen today;

2 Take jasmine pure and roses white,
Wreathe aisle and altar with their snow;
Fill all the day with bloom and light
And make a heaven here below. [Refrain]

3 O risen Savior, holy Lord!
Thy glorious life we now behold;
In every heart be Thou adored,
While in our hymns Thy praise is told. [Refrain]

Text Information
First Line: The world puts on its robe of spring
Title: Christ Is Risen
Author: Anonymous
Refrain First Line: O, fair and rare, they fitly say
Meter: LMD
Language: English
Source: Heart and Voice, by William F. Sherwin (Cincinnati, Ohio: John Church, 1881)
Copyright: Public Domain
Tune Information
Composer: George Frederick Root (1881)
Meter: LMD
Key: A♭ Major
Copyright: Public Domain

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MIDI file: Midi
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