The seven joys of Mary

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Lyricist: Henry Ramsden Bramley.

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1  The first good joy that Mary had,
It was the joy of one;
To see the blessed Jesus Christ,
When He was first her son.
When he was first her son, good man[Lord];
R:  And blessed[happy] may he[we] be;
Both[Praise] Father, Son and Holy Ghost
To all eternity.
2  The next good joy that Mary had,
It was the joy of two;
To see her own Son Jesus Christ,
To make the lame to go.
To make the lame to go, Good man[Lord];
R: 
3  The next good joy that Mary had,
It was the joy of three;
To see her own Son Jesus Christ,
To make the blind to see.
To make the blind to see, Good man[Lord];
R: 
4  The next good joy that Mary had,
It was the joy of four;
To see her own Son Jesus Christ
To read the Bible o'er.
To read the Bible o'er, Good man[Lord];
R: 

 

5  The next good joy that Mary had,
It was the joy of five;
To see her own Son Jesus Christ,
To raise the dead to life.
To raise the dead to life, Good man[Lord];
R: 
6  The next good joy that Mary had,
It was the joy of six;
To see the blessed Jesus Christ
Upon the Crucifix.
Upon the Crucifix, Good man[Lord];
R: 
7  The next good joy that Mary had,
It was the joy of seven;
To see her own Son Jesus Christ
To wear the crown of Heav’n.
To wear the crown of Heav’n, good man[Lord];
R: 

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