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God of Our Fathers, Whose Almighty Hand

Author: Daniel C. Roberts Meter: Appears in 368 hymnals Lyrics: ... from night to never-ending day; fill all our lives with ... Topics: Memorial Day

Soldier's Memorial Day

Author: Mary B. C. L. Slade Appears in 1 hymnal First Line: When flowery summer is at hand Refrain First Line: Gentle birds above are sweetly singing

Day of remembrance, day of sad recalling

Author: P. Jiyu-Kennett Appears in 1 hymnal Topics: Festival of Remembrance on Memorial Day Used With Tune: [Day of remembrance, day of sad recalling]


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Composer: George W. Warren; Kurt Kaiser Meter: Appears in 154 hymnals Tune Key: E Flat Major Incipit: 11234 31171 33356 Used With Text: God of Our Fathers


Composer: Thomas A. Dorsey Meter: Irregular Appears in 258 hymnals Tune Key: G Major Incipit: 34551 32161 65513 Used With Text: Precious Lord, Take My Hand


Composer: John Hughes Meter: Appears in 204 hymnals Tune Key: G Major Incipit: 56511 71232 31643 Used With Text: God of Grace and God of Glory


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A Garden of Memory

Author: Rev. A. H. Ackley Hymnal: Old and New Songs of the Church #0 (1935) First Line: There's a garden of memory kissed by the sun Refrain First Line: O that garden of memory, close by life’s way Lyrics: repose when the day’s work is done, ... Tune Title: [There's a garden of memory kissed by the sun]

Mother’s Day Dept.

Author: S. Trevena Jackson Hymnal: The Excelsior Hymnal #264 (1919) First Line: ‘Tis mother’s day, O restful day Refrain First Line: ‘Tis mother’s day Lyrics: ... ‘Tis mother’s day, O restful day, To wait and worship ... Tis mother’s day, ‘Tis mother’s day, The day on which our ... ‘Tis mother’s day, O mem’ry day, Sweet as the ... ‘Tis mother’s day, O, holy day, We’ll garland now ... ; Can we forget her memory, And all the golden ... Languages: English Tune Title: ['Tis mother’s day, O restful day]

A Memory

Author: A. H. A. Hymnal: Gospel Melodies and Evangelistic Hymns #94 (1944) First Line: Within my heart I hold a fadeless memory Refrain First Line: Memory, memory Lyrics: strength from day to day, And I am ... Topics: Song of Experience Tune Title: [Within my heart I hold a fadeless memory]


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Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

1807 - 1882 Person Name: Henry W. Longfellowm 1807-1882 Author of "I Heard the Bells on Christmas Day" in Worship and Service Hymnal Longfellow, Henry Wadsworth , D.C.L. was born at Portland, Maine, Feb. 27, 1807, and graduated at Bowdoin College, 1825. After residing in Europe for four years to qualify for the Chair of Modern Languages in that College, he entered upon the duties of the same. In 1835 he removed to Harvard, on his election as Professor of Modern Languages and Belles-Lettres. He retained that Professorship to 1854. His literary reputation is great, and his writings are numerous and well known. His poems, many of which are as household words in all English-speaking countries, display much learning and great poetic power. A few of these poems and portions of others have come into common use as hymns, but a hymn-writer in the strict sense of that term he was not and never claimed to be. His pieces in common use as hymns include:— 1. Alas, how poor and little worth. Life a Race. Translated from the Spanish of Don Jorge Manrique (d. 1479), in Longfellow's Poetry of Spain, 1833. 2. All is of God; if He but wave His hand. God All and in All. From his poem "The Two Angels," published in his Birds of Passage, 1858. It is in the Boston Hymns of the Spirit, 1864, &c. 3. Blind Bartimeus at the gate. Bartimeus. From his Miscellaneous Poems, 1841, into G. W. Conder's 1874 Appendix to the Leeds Hymn Book. 4. Christ to the young man said, "Yet one thing more." Ordination. Written for his brother's (S. Longfellow) ordination in 1848, and published in Seaside and Fireside, 1851. It was given in an altered form as "The Saviour said, yet one thing more," in H. W. Beecher's Plymouth Collection, 1855. 5. Sown the dark future through long generations. Peace. This, the closing part of his poem on "The Arsenal at Springfield," published in his Belfrey of Bruges, &c, 1845, was given in A Book of Hymns, 1848, and repeated in several collections. 6. Into the silent land. The Hereafter. A translation from the German. 7. Tell me not in mournful numbers. Psalm of Life. Published in his Voices of the Night, 1839, as "A Psalm of Life: What the heart of the Young Man said to the Psalmist." It is given in several hymnals in Great Britain and America. In some collections it begins with st. ii., "Life is real! Life is earnest." The universal esteem in which Longfellow was held as a poet and a man was marked in a special manner by his bust being placed in that temple of honour, Westminster Abbey. [Rev. F. M. Bird, M.A.] --John Julian, Dictionary of Hymnology (1907), p. 685 ======================= http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Henry_Wadsworth_Longfellow

Louis Bourgeois

1510 - 1561 Composer or Adapter of "ST. MICHAEL" in The Worshipbook Loys "Louis" Bourgeois (French: [buʁʒwa]; c. 1510 – 1559) was a French composer and music theorist of the Renaissance. He is most famous as one of the main compilers of Calvinist hymn tunes in the middle of the 16th century. One of the most famous melodies in all of Christendom, the Protestant doxology known as the Old 100th, is commonly attributed to him. See also in: Wikipedia

Ruth C. Duck

b. 1947 Person Name: Ruth Duck, b. 1947 Author of "When Painful Memories Haunt Each Day" in Worship (4th ed.)


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