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  1. Apr 2017
    1. “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.