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No. 97. Now We Take This Feeble Body.

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This hymn is much used at funerals, and especially while bearing the body and lowering it into the grave.

1. Now we take this feeble body,
And we carry it to the grave,
And we all leave it there, Hallelujah,
And a Hallelujah, and a Hallelujah,
And we all leave it there, Hallelujah,
And a Hallelujah, and a Hallelujah,
And we all leave it there, Hallelujah.

2. Now we take this dear old father,
And we carry him to the grave,
And we all leave him there, Hallelujah,
And a Hallelujah, and a Hallelujah,
And we all leave him there, Hallelujah,
And a Hallelujah, and a Hallelujah,
And we all leave him there, Hallelujah.

3. Now we lift our mournful voices,
As we gather around the grave,
And we weep as we sing, Hallelujah,
And a Hallelujah, and a Hallelujah,
And we weep as we sing, Hallelujah,
And a Hallelujah, and a Hallelujah,
And we weep as we sing, Hallelujah.