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Athens. L.M.

An F♯ minor fuging tune in 4/4 time. Composed 2011.

Text from Isaac Watts, 1719.

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Great God, whom heavenly hosts obey,

How long shall we lament and pray,

And wait in vain thy kind return?

How long shall thy fierce anger burn?

 

Return, almighty God, return,

Nor let thy bleeding vineyard mourn;

Turn us to thee, thy love restore,

We shall be sav'd, and sigh no more.