Forget thee I will not (Benjamin Milgrove)

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Editor: Christopher Shaw (submitted 2010-08-15).   Score information: Letter, 4 pages, 65 kB   Copyright: Personal
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Title: Forget thee I will not
Composer: Benjamin Milgrove
Lyricist: James Grantcreate page ,

Number of voices: 4vv   Voicing: SATB
Genre: SacredHymn

Language: English
Instruments: SATB with organ

Published: "Twelve hymns and a favourite lyric poem" Bath, 1781.

Description: The general congregation (sometimes divided into men and women) should sing the Air.

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Original text and translations

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Forget thee I will not, I cannot, thy name
engrav’d on my heart doth for ever remain:
the palms of my hands whilst I look on,
I see the wounds I received, when suffering for thee.

I feel at my heart all that sight and thy groans,
for thou art most near me, my flesh and my bones,
in all thy distresses thy head feels the pain,
yet all are most needful, not one is in vain.

Forget thee I will not, I cannot, thy name
engrav’d on my heart doth for ever remain: