Hard to Rise Again
DESCRIPTION: Chorus: "Satan comes like a busy old man, Haly, haly, hallelu, He gets you down at the foot of the hill, Hard to rise again." Verses warn that the devil is a conjurer who'll conjure you; Satan's a snake in the grass who'll get you at last.
EARLIEST DATE: 1899 (Barton)
KEYWORDS: nonballad religious Devil
FOUND IN: US(SE)
REFERENCES (1 citation):
Barton, p. 11, "Hard to Rise Again" (1 text, 1 tune)
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