Sung by: W.P. Detherow
Recorded in Batesville, AR, 7/15/52

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. . . a wishful eye
To Canaan's fair and happy land,
Where my possessions lie.

Chorus: There'll be no sorrowing there;
There'll be no sorrowing there.
In heaven above, where all is love,
There'll be no sorrowing there.

All o'er those wide extended plain
Shine one eternal day,
Where God the Son forever reigns
And scatter night away.


Oh, the transported raptured scene
That rises to our sight,
Sweet field arrayed in living green
And rivers of delight.


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Lyon College, Batesville, Arkansas
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