Give Up the World

DESCRIPTION: "The sun give a light in the heaven all round (x3), Why don't you give up the world?" "My brother, don't you give up the world? (x3) We must leave the world behind."
AUTHOR: unknown
EARLIEST DATE: 1867 (Allen/Ware/Garrison)
KEYWORDS: religious nonballad
FOUND IN: US
REFERENCES (1 citation):
Allen/Ware/Garrison, pp. 27-28, "Give Up the World" (1 short text, 1 tune)
Roud #11981
CROSS-REFERENCES:
cf. "Give Up the World and Come On, Sun Going Down" (theme)
File: AWG027B

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