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- Apr 2017
“The earth shall be dissolved like snow, The sun shall cease to shine; But God, who called me here below, Shall be forever mine. “And when this mortal life shall fail, And flesh and sense shall cease, I shall possess within the veil A life of joy and peace. “When we’ve been there ten thousand years, Bright shining like the sun, We’ve no less days to sing God’s praise Than when we first begun.”
A common thing for slaves to do was to sing songs of hope and joy which spread the idea of better days and freedom around plantations.