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Thread #116315   Message #2498860
Posted By: GUEST,leeneia
20-Nov-08 - 06:23 PM
Thread Name: Lyr Add: I folk process 'We Gather Together'
Subject: RE: Lyr Add: I folk process 'We Gather Together'
Hello, Mysha. Thanks for the Dutch words and the translation. That's interesting. I see that the original has many internal rhymes. Some of that has carried over into English versions, such as

hastens and chastens
beside us to guide us

Sorry about the hyphens. I assumed that anybody with any interest in the song would copy the lyrics into a MIDI version, in which case the hyphens would be very handy.

Since posting, I've remembered another verse to this tune which I learned somewhere, years ago:

We pray to our Father when night is descending.
When morning is breaking, we sing to his praise.
With wisdom and love and kindness never-ending,
He guides us and protects us and guards all our ways.

I believe that's all there was to it.