Familiar Songs - Their Authors & Histories

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THE GERMAN WATCHMAN'S SONG.
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Hark ! ye neighbors, and hear me tell — Twelve resounds from the belfry bell I Twelve Disciples to Jesus came, Who suffered rebuke for their Saviour's name. Human watch, etc.
Hark! ye neighbors, and hear me tell — One has pealed on the belfry bell! One God above, one Lord indeed, Who bears us up in hour of need. Human watch, etc.
Hark I ye neighbors, and hear me tell — Two now rings from the belfry bell! Two paths before mankind are free, Neighbor, Oh, choose the best for thee ! Human watch, etc.
Hark! ye neighbors, and hear me tell — Three now sounds on the belfry bell! Threefold reigns the heavenly Host, Father, Son, and Holy Ghost! Human watch, etc.
ALL'S WELL.
The foUowing song was written by Thomas Dibdin, and was sung in "The English Fleet" an opera written by S. J. Arnold. The music is by John Braham, the great Eng­lish tenor. Braham was of Hebrew parentage, and on one occasion when he was sing­ing in his most glorious manner a passage from "Israel in Egypt,-"for the horse of Pharaoh went with his chariots and with his horsemen into the sea, and the Lord brought








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