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The troubles of an Organist I sing ; DH-AH0 T-R-AH1-B-AH0-L-Z AH1-V AE1-N AO1-R-G-AH0-N-AH0-S-T AY1 S-IH1-NG HF-MF 0 /LinW /AllW
His duties and his pleasures too . HH-IH1-Z D-UW1-T-IY0-Z AH0-N-D HH-IH1-Z P-L-EH1-ZH-ER0-Z T-UW1 HF-MF Mfav 1 1 /LinW 0.167 /AllW 0.051
Nor is his charge a light and trifling thing , N-AO1-R IH1-Z HH-IH1-Z CH-AA1-R-JH AH0 L-AY1-T AH0-N-D T-R-AY1-F-L-IH0-NG TH-IH1-NG HF-MF Hfav Mfav 2 1 1 /LinW 0.111 0.111 /AllW 0.038 0.051
If to his station he be true . IH1-F T-UW1 HH-IH1-Z S-T-EY1-SH-AH0-N HH-IY1 B-IY1 T-R-UW1 HF-MF Mfav 1 1 /LinW 0.143 /AllW 0.051
'Tis oft his task , a high and holy end , T-IH1-Z AO1-F-T HH-IH1-Z T-AE1-S-K AH0 HH-AY1 AH0-N-D HH-OW1-L-IY0 EH1-N-D HF-MF Hfav Mfav 2 1 1 /LinW 0.111 0.111 /AllW 0.038 0.051
By humblest agents , to attain ; B-AY1 HH-AH1-M-B-AH0-L-AH0-S-T EY1-JH-AH0-N-T-S T-UW1 AH0-T-EY1-N HF-MF 0 /LinW /AllW
To teach th' Almighty's praises to ascend T-UW1 T-IY1-CH DH-AH0 AO0-L-M-AY1-T-IY0-Z P-R-EY1-Z-AH0-Z T-UW1 AH0-S-EH1-N-D HF-MF Mfav 1 1 /LinW 0.143 /AllW 0.051
From simpering minstrels , pert and vain . F-R-AH1-M S-IH1-M-P-ER0-IH0-NG M-IH1-N-S-T-R-AH0-L-Z P-ER1-T AH0-N-D V-EY1-N HF-MF 0 /LinW /AllW
When none but thoughts religious , gentle , kind , W-EH1-N N-AH1-N B-AH1-T TH-AO1-T-S R-IH0-L-IH1-JH-AH0-S JH-EH1-N-T-AH0-L K-AY1-N-D HF-MF 0 /LinW /AllW
Should reign within the sacred choir , SH-UH1-D R-EY1-N W-IH0-DH-IH1-N DH-AH0 S-EY1-K-R-AH0-D K-W-AY1-ER0 HF-MF Hfav 1 1 /LinW 0.167 /AllW 0.038
It is his lot , too often , there to find IH1-T IH1-Z HH-IH1-Z L-AA1-T T-UW1 AO1-F-AH0-N DH-EH1-R T-UW1 F-AY1-N-D HF-MF 0 /LinW /AllW
Low bickerings , envy , mutual ire . L-OW1 B-IH1-K-ER0-IH0-NG-Z EH1-N-V-IY0 M-Y-UW1-CH-UW0-AH0-L AY1-R HF-MF 0 /LinW /AllW
Such jarring instruments must be combine ; S-AH1-CH JH-AA1-R-IH0-NG IH1-N-S-T-R-AH0-M-AH0-N-T-S M-AH1-S-T B-IY1 K-AA1-M-B-AY0-N HF-MF 0 /LinW /AllW
To harmonize such discords , strive ; T-UW1 HH-AA1-R-M-AH0-N-AY2-Z S-AH1-CH D-IH1-S-K-AO1-R-D-Z S-T-R-AY1-V HF-MF 0 /LinW /AllW
Breathings like these unite with themes divine , B-R-IY1-DH-IH0-NG-Z L-AY1-K DH-IY1-Z Y-UW1-N-AY2-T W-IH1-DH TH-IY1-M-Z D-IH0-V-AY1-N HF-MF 0 /LinW /AllW
To keep devotion's fire alive . T-UW1 K-IY1-P D-IH0-V-OW1-SH-AH0-N-Z F-AY1-ER0 AH0-L-AY1-V HF-MF 0 /LinW /AllW
When to each voice its part he hath assign'd , W-EH1-N T-UW1 IY1-CH V-OY1-S IH1-T-S P-AA1-R-T HH-IY1 HH-AE1-TH AH0-S-AY1-N-D HF-MF 0 /LinW /AllW
And all seems right and order'd well , AH0-N-D AO1-L S-IY1-M-Z R-AY1-T AH0-N-D AO1-R-D-ER0-D W-EH1-L HF-MF 0 /LinW /AllW
Some lurking discontent he oft will find , S-AH1-M L-ER1-K-IH0-NG D-IH0-S-K-AH0-N-T-EH1-N-T HH-IY1 AO1-F-T W-IH1-L F-AY1-N-D HF-MF 0 /LinW /AllW
Some spirit anxious to rebel . S-AH1-M S-P-IH1-R-AH0-T AE1-NG-K-SH-AH0-S T-UW1 R-EH1-B-AH0-L HF-MF 0 /LinW /AllW
And where the springs of mental discord lie AH0-N-D W-EH1-R DH-AH0 S-P-R-IH1-NG-Z AH1-V M-EH1-N-T-AH0-L D-IH1-S-K-AO0-R-D L-AY1 HF-MF Hfav 1 1 /LinW 0.125 /AllW 0.038
'Mid vocal harmony conceal'd , M-IH1-D V-OW1-K-AH0-L HH-AA1-R-M-AH0-N-IY0 K-AH0-N-S-IY1-L-D HF-MF 0 /LinW /AllW
A touch may bid the choir to fragments fly , AH0 T-AH1-CH M-EY1 B-IH1-D DH-AH0 K-W-AY1-ER0 T-UW1 F-R-AE1-G-M-AH0-N-T-S F-L-AY1 HF-MF Hfav 1 1 /LinW 0.111 /AllW 0.038
Like blow on glass that's unanneal'd . L-AY1-K B-L-OW1 AA1-N G-L-AE1-S DH-AE1-T-S AH0-N-AH0-N-IY1-L-D HF-MF 0 /LinW /AllW
One deems it to her dignity a slight W-AH1-N D-IY1-M-Z IH1-T T-UW1 HH-ER0 D-IH1-G-N-AH0-T-IY0 AH0 S-L-AY1-T HF-MF Hfav 2 2 /LinW 0.250 /AllW 0.038
In rank of second to be plac'd ; IH0-N R-AE1-NG-K AH1-V S-EH1-K-AH0-N-D T-UW1 B-IY1 P-L-EY-S-T HF-MF 0 /LinW /AllW
Another claims a solo as his right ; AH0-N-AH1-DH-ER0 K-L-EY1-M-Z AH0 S-OW1-L-OW2 AE1-Z HH-IH1-Z R-AY1-T HF-MF Hfav 1 1 /LinW 0.143 /AllW 0.038
And in a chorus feels disgrac'd . AH0-N-D IH0-N AH0 K-AO1-R-AH0-S F-IY1-L-Z D-IH0-S-G-R-EY1-S-T HF-MF Hfav 2 2 /LinW 0.333 /AllW 0.038
Oft 'tis the sense of interest alone AO1-F-T T-IH1-Z DH-AH0 S-EH1-N-S AH1-V IH1-N-T-R-AH0-S-T AH0-L-OW1-N HF-MF Hfav 1 1 /LinW 0.143 /AllW 0.038
That death to harmony prevents ; DH-AE1-T D-EH1-TH T-UW1 HH-AA1-R-M-AH0-N-IY0 P-R-IH0-V-EH1-N-T-S HF-MF 0 /LinW /AllW
And , as in other things , here too is shown AH0-N-D AE1-Z IH0-N AH1-DH-ER0 TH-IH1-NG-Z HH-IY1-R T-UW1 IH1-Z SH-OW1-N HF-MF Hfav 2 2 /LinW 0.222 /AllW 0.038
The might of dollars and of cents . DH-AH0 M-AY1-T AH1-V D-AA1-L-ER0-Z AH0-N-D AH1-V S-EH1-N-T-S HF-MF 0 /LinW /AllW
To vex him too , the organ-bellows squeak , T-UW1 V-EH1-K-S HH-IH1-M T-UW1 DH-AH0 AO1-R-G-AH0-N-B-EH1-L-OW0-Z S-K-W-IY1-K HF-MF 0 /LinW /AllW
Or finest notes get out of tune ; AO1-R F-AY1-N-AH0-S-T N-OW1-T-S G-EH1-T AW1-T AH1-V T-UW1-N HF-MF 0 /LinW /AllW
Some pipes seem sulky , and refuse to speak , S-AH1-M P-AY1-P-S S-IY1-M S-AH1-L-K-IY0 AH0-N-D R-AH0-F-Y-UW1-Z T-UW1 S-P-IY1-K HF-MF Mfav 2 2 /LinW 0.250 /AllW 0.051
While some , loquacious , speak too soon . W-AY1-L S-AH1-M L-OW0-K-W-EY1-SH-AH0-S S-P-IY1-K T-UW1 S-UW1-N HF-MF Mfav 1 1 /LinW 0.167 /AllW 0.051
When to emotions that his soul expand W-EH1-N T-UW1 IH0-M-OW1-SH-AH0-N-Z DH-AE1-T HH-IH1-Z S-OW1-L IH0-K-S-P-AE1-N-D HF-MF 0 /LinW /AllW
He would , in noble strains , give vent , HH-IY1 W-UH1-D IH0-N N-OW1-B-AH0-L S-T-R-EY1-N-Z G-IH1-V V-EH1-N-T HF-MF 0 /LinW /AllW
And fills with richest harmony each hand , AH0-N-D F-IH1-L-Z W-IH1-DH R-IH1-CH-AH0-S-T HH-AA1-R-M-AH0-N-IY0 IY1-CH HH-AE1-N-D HF-MF Mfav 1 1 /LinW 0.143 /AllW 0.051
'Tis chance , the wind is nearly spent . T-IH1-Z CH-AE1-N-S DH-AH0 W-AY1-N-D IH1-Z N-IH1-R-L-IY0 S-P-EH1-N-T HF-MF Mfav 1 1 /LinW 0.143 /AllW 0.051
And all his thoughts sublime to fury change AH0-N-D AO1-L HH-IH1-Z TH-AO1-T-S S-AH0-B-L-AY1-M T-UW1 F-Y-UH1-R-IY0 CH-EY1-N-JH HF-MF Mfav 1 1 /LinW 0.125 /AllW 0.051
At him who should the bellows ply ; AE1-T HH-IH1-M HH-UW1 SH-UH1-D DH-AH0 B-EH1-L-OW0-Z P-L-AY1 HF-MF Hfav 1 1 /LinW 0.143 /AllW 0.038
While th' organ utters fading notes so strange , W-AY1-L DH-AH0 AO1-R-G-AH0-N AH1-T-ER0-Z F-EY1-D-IH0-NG N-OW1-T-S S-OW1 S-T-R-EY1-N-JH HF-MF Hfav Mfav 2 1 1 /LinW 0.125 0.125 /AllW 0.038 0.051
They seem to mock him as they die . DH-EY1 S-IY1-M T-UW1 M-AA1-K HH-IH1-M AE1-Z DH-EY1 D-AY1 HF-MF 0 /LinW /AllW
Such , in this life , our lot ! What's noble , grand , S-AH1-CH IH0-N DH-IH1-S L-AY1-F AW1-ER0 L-AA1-T W-AH1-T-S N-OW1-B-AH0-L G-R-AE1-N-D HF-MF 0 /LinW /AllW
What bids the thoughts to Heav'n ascend , W-AH1-T B-IH1-D-Z DH-AH0 TH-AO1-T-S T-UW1 HH-EH1-V-AH0-N AH0-S-EH1-N-D HF-MF Hfav 1 1 /LinW 0.143 /AllW 0.038
May on the working of a menial hand , M-EY1 AA1-N DH-AH0 W-ER1-K-IH0-NG AH1-V AH0 M-IY1-N-IY0-AH0-L HH-AE1-N-D HF-MF 0 /LinW /AllW
Or on a breath of air depend . AO1-R AA1-N AH0 B-R-EH1-TH AH1-V EH1-R D-IH0-P-EH1-N-D HF-MF Hfav 2 2 /LinW 0.286 /AllW 0.038
But when all's done that human pow'r can do B-AH1-T W-EH1-N AO1-L-Z D-AH1-N DH-AE1-T HH-Y-UW1-M-AH0-N P-AW-ER K-AE1-N D-UW1 HF-MF 0 /LinW /AllW
To make his duties smooth and light , T-UW1 M-EY1-K HH-IH1-Z D-UW1-T-IY0-Z S-M-UW1-DH AH0-N-D L-AY1-T HF-MF 0 /LinW /AllW
And movements noiseless glide , and notes are true , AH0-N-D M-UW1-V-M-AH0-N-T-S N-OY1-Z-L-EH1-S G-L-AY1-D AH0-N-D N-OW1-T-S AA1-R T-R-UW1 HF-MF 0 /LinW /AllW
Then let him see his heart be right . DH-EH1-N L-EH1-T HH-IH1-M S-IY1 HH-IH1-Z HH-AA1-R-T B-IY1 R-AY1-T HF-MF 0 /LinW /AllW
For not on purity and depth of tone , F-AO1-R N-AA1-T AA1-N P-Y-UH1-R-AH0-T-IY0 AH0-N-D D-EH1-P-TH AH1-V T-OW1-N HF-MF 0 /LinW /AllW
On science link'd with manual skill AA1-N S-AY1-AH0-N-S L-IH1-NG-K-T W-IH1-DH M-AE1-N-Y-UW0-AH0-L S-K-IH1-L HF-MF 0 /LinW /AllW
And fancy's flights , must he depend alone AH0-N-D F-AE1-N-S-IY0-Z F-L-AY1-T-S M-AH1-S-T HH-IY1 D-IH0-P-EH1-N-D AH0-L-OW1-N HF-MF 0 /LinW /AllW
His sacred duty to fulfil . HH-IH1-Z S-EY1-K-R-AH0-D D-UW1-T-IY0 T-UW1 F-UH0-L-F-IH1-L HF-MF Mfav 1 1 /LinW 0.200 /AllW 0.051
The gifts of Nature , be they e'er so high , DH-AH0 G-IH1-F-T-S AH1-V N-EY1-CH-ER0 B-IY1 DH-EY1 EH-R S-OW1 HH-AY1 HF-MF 0 /LinW /AllW
With all that art can teach , combin'd , W-IH1-DH AO1-L DH-AE1-T AA1-R-T K-AE1-N T-IY1-CH K-AH0-M-B-AY1-N-D HF-MF 0 /LinW /AllW
Cannot avail the artist to supply K-AE1-N-AA0-T AH0-V-EY1-L DH-AH0 AA1-R-T-AH0-S-T T-UW1 S-AH0-P-L-AY1 HF-MF 0 /LinW /AllW
The want of a religious mind . DH-AH0 W-AA1-N-T AH1-V AH0 R-IH0-L-IH1-JH-AH0-S M-AY1-N-D HF-MF 0 /LinW /AllW
He finds it not a victory so hard HH-IY1 F-AY1-N-D-Z IH1-T N-AA1-T AH0 V-IH1-K-T-ER0-IY0 S-OW1 HH-AA1-R-D HF-MF Hfav 1 1 /LinW 0.125 /AllW 0.038
To make the conquest of his art , T-UW1 M-EY1-K DH-AH0 K-AA1-NG-K-W-EH0-S-T AH1-V HH-IH1-Z AA1-R-T HF-MF Hfav 1 1 /LinW 0.143 /AllW 0.038
As from vain worldly thoughts to guard AE1-Z F-R-AH1-M V-EY1-N W-ER1-L-D-L-IY0 TH-AO1-T-S T-UW1 G-AA1-R-D HF-MF 0 /LinW /AllW
The secret movements of his heart . DH-AH0 S-IY1-K-R-AH0-T M-UW1-V-M-AH0-N-T-S AH1-V HH-IH1-Z HH-AA1-R-T HF-MF Hfav 1 1 /LinW 0.167 /AllW 0.038
Oh ! sacred harmony ! what lawless feet OW1 S-EY1-K-R-AH0-D HH-AA1-R-M-AH0-N-IY0 W-AH1-T L-AO1-L-AH0-S F-IY1-T HF-MF 0 /LinW /AllW
within thy precincts boldly tread ! W-IH0-DH-IH1-N DH-AY1 P-R-IY1-S-IH2-NG-K-T-S B-OW1-L-D-L-IY0 T-R-EH1-D HF-MF Mfav 1 1 /LinW 0.200 /AllW 0.051
What vain and reckless triflers there we meet , W-AH1-T V-EY1-N AH0-N-D R-EH1-K-L-AH0-S T-R-AY1-F-L-AY1-ER0-Z DH-EH1-R W-IY1 M-IY1-T HF-MF Hfav 1 1 /LinW 0.125 /AllW 0.038
Where all should feel a holy dread ! W-EH1-R AO1-L SH-UH1-D F-IY1-L AH0 HH-OW1-L-IY0 D-R-EH1-D HF-MF 0 /LinW /AllW
Hence , wanton trills and sliding semitones , HH-EH1-N-S W-AO1-N-T-AH0-N T-R-IH1-L-Z AH0-N-D S-L-AY1-D-IH0-NG S-EH1-M-IY0-T-OW1-N-Z HF-MF Mfav 1 1 /LinW 0.167 /AllW 0.051
Light-finger'd runs and turns misplac'd , L-AY2-T-F-IH1-NG-G-ER0-D R-AH1-N-Z AH0-N-D T-ER1-N-Z M-IH0-S-P-L-EY1-S-T HF-MF 0 /LinW /AllW
Bravuras , from the stage , and love-sick moans , B-R-AH-V-Y-UH-R-AH-Z F-R-AH1-M DH-AH0 S-T-EY1-JH AH0-N-D L-AH1-V-S-IH1-K M-OW1-N-Z HF-MF Hfav 1 1 /LinW 0.143 /AllW 0.038
With which God's worship is disgrac'd . W-IH1-DH W-IH1-CH G-AA1-D-Z W-ER1-SH-AH0-P IH1-Z D-IH0-S-G-R-EY1-S-T HF-MF Mfav 1 1 /LinW 0.167 /AllW 0.051
But in this world of discord and of strife , B-AH1-T IH0-N DH-IH1-S W-ER1-L-D AH1-V D-IH1-S-K-AO0-R-D AH0-N-D AH1-V S-T-R-AY1-F HF-MF Mfav 1 1 /LinW 0.111 /AllW 0.051
A beam from Heav'n may reach us still , AH0 B-IY1-M F-R-AH1-M HH-EH1-V-AH0-N M-EY1 R-IY1-CH AH1-S S-T-IH1-L HF-MF Hfav Mfav 2 1 1 /LinW 0.125 0.125 /AllW 0.038 0.051
And give the organist both heart and life AH0-N-D G-IH1-V DH-AH0 AO1-R-G-AH0-N-AH0-S-T B-OW1-TH HH-AA1-R-T AH0-N-D L-AY1-F HF-MF 0 /LinW /AllW
His arduous duties to fulfil . HH-IH1-Z AA1-R-JH-UW0-AH0-S D-UW1-T-IY0-Z T-UW1 F-UH0-L-F-IH1-L HF-MF Mfav 1 1 /LinW 0.200 /AllW 0.051
For when , obedient to his skilful hand , F-AO1-R W-EH1-N OW0-B-IY1-D-IY0-AH0-N-T T-UW1 HH-IH1-Z S-K-IH1-L-F-AH0-L HH-AE1-N-D HF-MF 0 /LinW /AllW
In full accord sweet voices rise , IH0-N F-UH1-L AH0-K-AO1-R-D S-W-IY1-T V-OY1-S-AH0-Z R-AY1-Z HF-MF 0 /LinW /AllW
And holy zeal inspires the sacred band , AH0-N-D HH-OW1-L-IY0 Z-IY1-L IH0-N-S-P-AY1-R-Z DH-AH0 S-EY1-K-R-AH0-D B-AE1-N-D HF-MF Hfav 1 1 /LinW 0.143 /AllW 0.038
He mounts in spirit to the skies . HH-IY1 M-AW1-N-T-S IH0-N S-P-IH1-R-AH0-T T-UW1 DH-AH0 S-K-AY1-Z HF-MF Hfav 1 1 /LinW 0.143 /AllW 0.038
Yes , these are moments of excitement high , Y-EH1-S DH-IY1-Z AA1-R M-OW1-M-AH0-N-T-S AH1-V IH0-K-S-AY1-T-M-AH0-N-T HH-AY1 HF-MF 0 /LinW /AllW
Which hours of misery repay ; W-IH1-CH AW1-ER0-Z AH1-V M-IH1-Z-ER0-IY0 R-IY0-P-EY1 HF-MF 0 /LinW /AllW
Which call big tears of rapture to his eye , W-IH1-CH K-AO1-L B-IH1-G T-EH1-R-Z AH1-V R-AE1-P-CH-ER0 T-UW1 HH-IH1-Z AY1 HF-MF 0 /LinW /AllW
and snatch him from this world away . AH0-N-D S-N-AE1-CH HH-IH1-M F-R-AH1-M DH-IH1-S W-ER1-L-D AH0-W-EY1 HF-MF Mfav 1 1 /LinW 0.143 /AllW 0.051

HF-MF Pair Totals for this Poem Hfav Mfav 26 20 0.13% 0.10%