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  • Page 4 of notebook belonging to Margaret (Morris) Simcox James, Dowlais, 1863

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Translation (p.4a):

1 This is the beautiful sabbath
The cares of the world will not afflict my breast
But let my heart be uplifted
Like Dafydd’s harp on the festive / Sabbath day;
2 I want nobody but the dear Jesus
To lead me to Paradise above
And the hands that were nailed to the tree [cross]
To open the doors of Holy Heaven
3 The winds are beating me back
And I myself am only weak:
Oh take me Jesus to your embrace
Safely lead me to the shore.
4 Jesus will have praise from henceforth
Instead of the bad word and the mockery he had
And on his head pure glory –
And a shining crown without a single thorn
5 Jesus Christ came to our earth
And with a heart full
Of love for the people of the world
And he died for their sake

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Transcription (p.4b):

Mr George Simcocks
Gauntlet Stree[t] No 56 [inked over]
Middlesbrough on tees
Yorkshire
Mr Hugh Myler No 15 [inked over]
Childer Street
Middlesbrough on
tees Yorkshire
Sons unlow [in-law] And
My Daughters



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