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Breathe through the heats of our desire
thy coolness and thy balm;
let sense be dumb, let flesh retire;
speak through the earthquake, wind, and fire,
O still, small voice of calm.

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First Line:
Dear Lord and Father of mankind
Title:
Dear Lord and Father of Mankind
Author:
John Greenleaf Whittier (1872)
Meter:
8.6.8.8.6
Language:
English
Notes:
Spanish translation: See "O Padre de la humanidad" by Nicolas Martínez
Copyright:
Public Domain

Tune Information

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Title:
REST (Maker)
Composer:
Frederick C. Maker (1887)
Meter:
8.6.8.8.6
Copyright:
Public Domain