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Oh My Father

Text - Eliza R. Snow Rubato =120 Music - James McGranahan

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Oh,

my

Fa- ther,

thou

that

dwell-est

Cello

5

In

the

high

and glo-

rious

place,

When shall

I

re

- gain

thy

9

pres - ence

And

a - gain

be - hold

thy

face?

In

thy

13

ho -

ly hab-

i

-

ta - tion,

Did

my

spir - it

once

re

-side?

In

my

17

first

pri- me-

val

child hood, Was I

nur-

turednear

thy

side?

For a

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Oh My Father-2

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wise

an

glo-

rious pur - pose

Thou hast placed

me here

on

earth

Andwith -

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held

the rec-

ol

-

lec-tion

of my

for

-

mer friends

and

birth.

Yet

oft -

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times

a

se-

cret some-thing

Whis-pered, "You're

a strang -

er

here,"

And I

Oh My Father-3

33

felt

that I

had

wan-

der'd

from a

more

ex-alt- ed

sphere.

37

learned

to

call

thee

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Fa - ther,

Thru thy

spir - it

from

on

high,

But, un

- til

the

key

of

Oh My Father-4

45

know-ledge

was re

stored, -

I knew

not

why.

In

the

heav'ns

are par-

ents

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sin - gle?

No,

the thought

makesrea-

son

stare!

Truth

is

rea - son;

truth e

-

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ter- nal

Tells me

I've

a moth er -

there.

Oh My Father-5

57

WhenI

leave

this frail

ex

- is- tence,

When I

lay

this mor-

tal

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by,

Fa - ther,

Moth -

er,

may

I

meet you

In your

roy

-

al courts

on

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high?

Then,

at

length, when

I've

com -pket

-

ed All

you

sent

me forth

to

Oh My Father-6

70

do,

With

your

mu

-

tual

ap-

pro

-

ba

-

tion

Let

me

73

come

and

dwell

with

you.

rit.

76

Let me

come

and dwell with

you.

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