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Thread #50658   Message #797056
Posted By: GUEST,IWillWhisper
04-Oct-02 - 05:04 PM
Thread Name: Info: Rich Man and the Poor Man / Hi Ro Jerum
Subject: RE: glory hallelujah hi ro jerum
Yes, it's based on Luke 16:19-31. :)
I encountered the song in Gordon Dickson's short story "Render Unto Caesar," in the book _Beyond the Dar Al-Harb_. I remember the chorus from when I was a child, though I couldn't recall any of the verses.