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503. Blessed angels, high in heaven

1 Blessed angels, high in heaven,
O'er the penitent rejoice;
Hast thou for thy brother striven
With an importuning voice?

2 Art thou not thy brother's keeper?
Canst thou not his soul obtain?
He that wakes his brother sleeper,
Double light himself shall gain.

3 Then, when ends this life's short fever,
They, who many turn to God,
Like the stars shall shine for ever,
In eternal brotherhood!

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First Line: Blessed angels, high in heaven
Author: Anon.
Meter: 8s & 7s
Publication Date: 1873
Topic: The Christian Church: Fellowship; Brother's Keeper
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