The Parting Glass (Come, Gracious Spirit) (Crys Armbrust)

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  • (Posted 2018-01-26)   CPDL #48571:     
Editor: Crys Armbrust (submitted 2018-01-26).   Score information: Letter, 5 pages, 80 kB   Copyright: Personal
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General Information

Title: The Parting Glass (Come, Gracious Spirit)
Composer: Crys Armbrust
Lyricists: Traditional and Simon Browne, 1720

Number of voices: 5vv   Voicing: SATBB
Genres: Secular & SacredPartsong

Language: English
Instruments: A cappella

Published: 2018

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Original text and translations

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Of all the money that e're I had
I spent it in good company
And all the harm that e're I've done
Alas it was to none but me
And all I've done for want of wit
To mem’ry now I can't recall
So fill to me the parting glass
Good night and joy be with you all

Of all the comrades that e'er I had
They are sorry for my going away
And all the sweethearts that e'er I had
They would wish me one more day to stay
But since it falls unto my lot
That I should rise and you should not
I'll gently rise and I'll softly call
Good night and joy be with you all

A man may drink and not be drunk
A man may fight and not be slain
A man may court a pretty girl
And perhaps be welcomed back again
But since it has so ought to be
By a time to rise and a time to fall
Come fill to me the parting glass
Good night and joy be with you all.

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Come, gracious Spirit, heav’nly Dove,
With light and comfort from above;
Be Thou our Guardian, Thou our Guide,
O’er every thought and step preside.

The light of truth to us display,
And make us know and choose Thy way;
Plant holy fear in every heart,
That we from God may ne’er depart.

Lead us to holiness, the road
Which we must take to dwell with God;
Lead us to Christ, the living Way,
Nor let us from His pastures stray.

Lead us to God, our final rest,
To be with Him forever blest;
Lead us to Heav’n, its bliss to share,
Fullness of joy forever there.