Nothing To Do

By James Ephraim McGirt

The fields are white,
The laborers are few;
Yet say the idle,
There’s nothing to do.

Jails are crowded,
In Sunday Schools few;
We still complain
There’s nothing to do.

Drunkards are dying,
Your sons, it is true;
Mothers’ arms folded,
With nothing to do.

Heathens are dying,
Their blood falls on you;
How can you people
Find nothing to do?

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