|Short Name:||Ralph Waldo Emerson|
|Full Name:||Emerson, Ralph Waldo, 1803-1882|
Emerson, Ralph Waldo, son of an Unitarian Minister, was born at Boston, U.S., May 25, 1803. He was educated for the Unitarian Ministry, and acted, 1829-32, as one of their ministers. Ultimately he left the ministry, and devoted himself to lecturing and literature. As a philosopher, essayist, and poet he rose to a distinguished position. He died at Concord, Massachusetts, April 27, 1882. His published works include Poems, 1846; Orations, Lectures, and Addresses, 1844; Representative Men, 1850; English Traits, 1856, &c. His hymns are not numerous.
1. Out from the heart of nature rolled. The Everlasting Word. This is part of his poem The Problem, published in the Dial, July, 1840; and then in the 1st ed. of his Poems, 1846. It was included in the Hymns of the Spirit, 1864, No. 636; and Martineau's Hymns, &c, 1873, No. 112.
2. We love the venerable house. The House of God. Written in 1833, for the Ordination of the Rev. Chandler Bobbins, who succeeded Emerson as Minister of the Second (Unitarian) Church, Boston. It is in the Hymns of thd Spirit, 1864, No. 224; and Martineau's Hymns of Praise and Prayer, 1873.
-- John Julian, Dictionary of Hymnology (1907)
|Texts by Ralph Waldo Emerson (12)||As||Authority Languages||Instances|
|All before us lies the way||Ralph Waldo Emerson (Author)||2|
|And they serve men austerely||Ralph Waldo Emerson (Author)||2|
|Earth's crammed with heaven||Ralph Waldo Emerson (Author)||English||2|
|For flowers that bloom about our feet||Ralph W. Emerson, 1803-1882 (Author)||2|
|In May, when sea winds pierced out solitudes||Ralph Waldo Emerson (Author)||2|
|Knows he who tills this lonely field||Ralph Waldo Emerson (Author)||2|
|Not from a vain or shallow thought||Ralph Waldo Emerson (Author)||2|
|Not gold, but only men can make||Ralph Waldon Emerson, 1803-1882 (Author)||1|
|Stainless soldier on the walls, Knowing this||Ralph Waldo Emerson (Author)||3|
|The south wind brings life sunshine and desire||Ralph Waldo Emerson (Author)||2|
|We love the venerable house||R. W. Emerson (Author)||English||28|
|We sing of golden mornings||Ralph Waldo Emerson (Author)||3|