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Stedman and Hutchinson, comps.  A Library of American Literature:
An Anthology in Eleven Volumes.  1891.
Vols. VI–VIII: Literature of the Republic, Part III., 1835–1860
 
In de Mornin’
Negro Hymns and Songs: Spirituals
 
IN de mornin’,
In de mornin’,
Chil’en? Yes, my Lord!
  Don’t you hear de trumpet sound?
If I had a-died when I was young,        5
I never would had de race for run.
  Don’t you hear de trumpet sound?
 
Oh, Sam and Peter was fishin’ in de sea,
And dey drop de net and follow my Lord.
  Don’t you, etc.        10
 
Dere’s a silver spade for to dig my grave
And a golden chain for to let me down.
  Don’t you hear de trumpet sound?
In de mornin’,
In de mornin’,        15
Chil’en? Yes, my Lord!
  Don’t you hear de trumpet sound?
 
 
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