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Epes Sargent

Short Name: Epes Sargent
Full Name: Sargent, Epes, 1813-1880
Birth Year: 1813
Death Year: 1880

Sargent, Epes. (Gloucester, Massachusetts, September 27, 1813--December 30, 1880, Boston, Mass.). He was a Universalist layman, a journalist by profession. In "The Press," (1859), he printed his translation of "Dies Irae" beginning, "Day of ire, that day impending."

He also wrote a hymn beginning "All souls, O Lord, are thine," which was included in Church Harmonies (1873), in Hymns of the Church (1917), and in Hymns of the Spirit (1937).

--Henry Wilder Foote, DNAH Archives


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