Frances Elizabeth Cox

Short Name: Frances Elizabeth Cox
Full Name: Cox, Frances Elizabeth, 1812-1897
Birth Year: 1812
Death Year: 1897

Cox, Frances Elizabeth, daughter of Mr. George V. Cox, born at Oxford, is well known as a successful translator of hymns from the German. Her translations were published as Sacred Hymns from the German, London, Pickering. The 1st edition, pub. 1841, contained 49 translations printed with the original text, together with biographical notes on the German authors. In the 2nd edition, 1864, Hymns from the German, London, Rivingtons, the translations were increased to 56, those of 1841 being revised, and with additional notes. The 56 translations were composed of 27 from the 1st ed. (22 being omitted) and 29 which were new. The best known of her translations are "Jesus lives! no longer [thy terrors] now" ; and ”Who are these like stars appearing ?" A few other translations and original hymns have been contributed by Miss Cox to the magazines; but they have not been gathered together into a volume.

-- John Julian, Dictionary of Hymnology (1907)


Texts by Frances Elizabeth Cox (59)sort descendingAsAuthority LanguagesInstances
لست يا قبر بشيFrances E. Cox (Author)Arabic1
A new heart, Lord, create in meFrances Elizabeth Cox (Translator)2
A thousand years have fleetedFrances Elizabeth Cox (Author)2
All glory, worship, thanks, and praiseFrances E. Cox (Author)2
Sing praise to God who reigns aboveFrances E. Cox (Translator)English132
At length released from many woesFrances E. Cox (Author)Latin4
Blessed Lord, thy servants seeFrances E. Cox (Author)1
Cast every idol from its throneFrances Cox (Translator)English2
Come! tune your heart, to bear its partFrances E. Cox (Translator (from German))English2
¡Cristo vive! ya no másFrances E. Cox, 1812-1897 (Tr. ingl.)Spanish1
Earth has nothing sweet or fairFrances E. Cox (Author)55
En animsufero, meze de dolor'Frances Elizabeth Cox (Translator (into English))Esperanto6
Eternal King! in power and love excellingF. E. Cox (Translator)2
Eternity, Eternity, How long art thou, eternity! Yet onward still we speed to theeCoxe (Author)6
God liveth ever!Frances E. Cox (Author)English4
God liveth still, Trust my soulFrances Elizabeth Cox (Translator)English2
God will never leave theeFrances E. Cox (Author)2
Heaven and earth and sea and air, God's eternal praise declareFrances Elizabeth Cox (Translator)English6
Heavenward our pathway tendsFrances E. Cox (Author)1
Heavenward still our pathway tendsFrances Elizabeth Cox (Translator)English14
Heaven and earth, and sea and air, All their Maker's praise declareFrances Elizabeth Cox (1812-1897) (Translator)English2
How lovely now the morning starFrances E. Cox (Author)8
How lovely shines the morning starFrances E. Cox, 1812-1897 (Translator)English1
I sing to thee with voice and heartFrances Elizabeth Cox (Translator)English2
Jesus lives, henceforth is deathFrances E. Cox (Author)2
Jesus lives! thy terrors nowFrances E. Cox (Translator)English186
Jesus ni! Wicoŋṭe kiŋFrances E. Cox (Translator)Dakota1
Lo, God to heav'n ascendethFrances E. Cox (Author)English13
Love, who in the first beginningFrances E. Cox (Translator)3
My God, I now appear before theeFrances Elizabeth Cox (Author)1
Now rest beneath night's shadow The woodland, field and meadowFrances Elizabeth Cox (Translator (stanza 1))English1
Now that the sun's last beamFrances E. Cox (Author)2
O Holy Ghost thy heavenly dewFrances Elizabeth Cox (Author)4
O let him whose sorrowFrances E. Cox (Author)English46
One thing first and only knowingFrances E. Cox (Author)1
One thing's needful; Lord, this treasureFrances E. Cox, 1812-97 (Translator)6
One thing's needful, then, Lord JesusFrances E. Cox (Author)14
Our blessed Savior sev'n times spokeFrances E. Cox (Translator (from German))English4
Quiénes son los que ceñidosF. E. Cox (Tr. ingl.)Spanish1
Raise high the notes of exultationFrances E. Cox (Author)English5
Sing praise to God, the highest goodFrances Elizabeth Cox (Translator (sts. 1-3, 5))English5
Sleepers, wake! the watch-cry pealethFrances E. Cox (Translator (from German))1
Sunk is the sun's last beam of lightF. E. Cox (Translator)English9
The wondering sages trace from farFrances Elizabeth Cox (Author)2
Therefore, now, a last good nightFrances Elizabeth Cox (Translator)1
Wake! the welcome day appearethFrances E. Cox (Author)English10
We come, our hearts with gladness glowingFrances E. Cox (Author)4
We come unto our fathers' GodFrances E. Cox (Author)English1
We sing to Thee, ImmanuelFrances E. Cox (Translator)English2
Thee, O Immanuel, we praiseFrances E. Cox (Author)English1
What God hath done is done arightFrances Elizabeth Cox (Translator)1
What laws, my blessed Savior hast thou brokenFrances E. Cox (Author)7
When afflictions sore oppress youFrances Elizabeth Cox (Translator)English2
Where the mourner, weepingFrances E. Cox (Author)10
Who are these in dazzling brightnessFrances E. Cox (Author)1
Who are these like stars appearingFrances E. Cox (Author)English81
Wilt Thou not, my Shepherd trueFrances Elizabeth Cox (Translator)English3
Wisdom's highest, noblest treasureFrances E. Cox (Author)3
Word by God the Father sentFrances Elizabeth Cox (Translator)English1
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