When Sorrows Encompass Me 'Round

DESCRIPTION: "When sorrows encompass me 'round, And many distresses I see, Astonished, I cry, 'Can a poor mortal be found Surrounded with troubles like me?'" The weary singer hopes for peace, and expects at last to find it with Jesus
AUTHOR: unknown
EARLIEST DATE: 1931 (Fuson)
KEYWORDS: religious
FOUND IN: US(SE)
REFERENCES (3 citations):
Warner 94, "When Sorrows Encompass Me 'Round" (1 text, 1 tune)
Fuson, pp. 217-218, "Death-Bed Song" (1 text)
ADDITIONAL: _Sing Out_ magazine, Volume 22, #1 (1973), p, 19, "When Sorrows Encompass Me 'Round" (1 text, 1 tune, from the singing of Tommy Jarrell)

ST Wa094 (Partial)
Roud #16402
CROSS-REFERENCES:
cf. "Am I Born to Die? (Idumea)" (tune)
File: Wa094

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