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I WOULD NOT LIVE ALWAY.

Geo. Kingsley.

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1. I would not live alway; I ask not to stay,
Are enough for life's woes-full enough for its cheer.
2. I would not live alway, no-welcome the tomb,
To hail Him in triumph, de - scending the skies.

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3. Who, who would live alway, away from his God;

Away from yon Heaven, that blissful abode ;
Where the rivers of pleasure flow u'er the bright plains,
And the noon-tide of glory eternally reigns;

4. Where the saints of all ages in harmony meet,

The Savior and brethren, transported to greet ;
While the anthems of rapture unceasingly roll,
And the smile of the Lord is the feast of the soul,

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