Mourning Souls

DESCRIPTION: "Ah, poor souls, why cast you down, And why art thou so sad?" The sinner confesses being bound down by his body and his sins; his soul confesses "its ruined state," it prays to Jesus, and is set free
AUTHOR: unknown
EARLIEST DATE: 1906 (Belden)
KEYWORDS: religious nonballad
REFERENCES (1 citation):
Belden, p. 466, "Mourning Souls" (1 text)
Roud #7955
File: Beld466

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