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237. Six days of toil and care

1 Six days of toil and care,
I bid you all adieu;
And now, O peaceful Sabbath hours,
I gladly welcome you.

2 My heart with rapture turns
To Eden's vale so fair;
Then forward to the heavenly world,
And views the Sabbath there.

3 Sweet day of rest, through thee
Shall memory faithful prove
To him who made the earth and sea,
And starry worlds above.

4 Each Sabbath spent aright
Shall bring us nearer thee,
Till in that glorious land of light
We're made forever free.

Text Information
First Line: Six days of toil and care
Author: Anon.
Publication Date: 1886
Topic: Worship: The Sabbath
Tune Information
Meter: S.M.
Key: F Major or modal
Source: German
Notes: Alternate tunes: #89, 11, or 151.

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