Hold fast to the right

The Carter Family

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Kneel down by the side of your mother, my boy
You have only a moment I know
But stay till I give you this parting advice
It is all that I have to bestow

Hold fast to the right, hold fast to the right
Wherever your footsteps may roam
Oh forsake not the way of a salvation my boy
That you learn'd from your mother at home

You leave us to seek your employment, my boy
By the world you have yet to be tried
But in the temptations and trials you meet
May your heart to the Savior confide


I gave you to God in your cradle, my boy
And I've taught you the best that I knew
And as long as His mercies permit me to live
And I shall never cease praying for you


You will find in your satchel, a Bible, my boy
It's the book of all others the best
It will help you to leve and prepare you to die
And will lead to the gates of the blest


Composição: A.P. Carter / Mother Maybelle Carter / Sara Carter · Esse não é o compositor? Nos avise.
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