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The Golden Harp

Publication Date: 1858 Publisher: Oliver Ditson & Co. Person Name: L. O. Emerson Publication Place: Boston, Mass. Editors: L. O. Emerson; Oliver Ditson & Co.


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Creation's sovereign Lord

Author: J. G. Adams Appears in 5 hymnals Person Name: J. G. Adams

Dedication of a school

Author: J. Adams Appears in 3 hymnals Person Name: J. Adams First Line: Raise the adoring song

In childhood's young and happy hours

Author: J. S. Adams Appears in 4 hymnals Person Name: J. S. Adams


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Creation's sovereign Lord

Author: J. G. Adams Hymnal: GH1858 #d62 (1858) Person Name: J. G. Adams

Dedication of a school

Author: J. Adams Hymnal: GH1858 #d262 (1858) Person Name: J. Adams First Line: Raise the adoring song

In childhood's young and happy hours

Author: J. S. Adams Hymnal: GH1858 #d144 (1858) Person Name: J. S. Adams


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John G. Adams

1810 - 1887 Person Name: J. G. Adams Hymnal Number: d62 Author of "Creation's sovereign Lord" in The Golden Harp Adams, John Greenleaf. Co-editor with Dr. E. H. Chapin of the Universalist Hymns for Christian Devotion, 1846; and, alone, of the Gospel Psalmist, 1861. He was born in Portsmouth, New Hampshire, 1810. The collections named contain in each case 16 hymns by him. They are not, however, received outside his sect. The best are:β€” 1. Heaven is here, its hymns of gladness. [Peace.] Contributed to the Hymns for Christian Devotion, 1846, No. 419, in 4 stanzas of 4 lines. 2. God's angels! not only on high do they sing. [Ministry of Angels.] No. 830 in his Gospel Psalmist, 1861, and No. 240 in Longfellow and Johnson's Hymns of the Spirit, Boston, 1864. [Rev. F. M. Bird, M.A.] --John Julian, Dictionary of Hymnology, (1907)

John S. Adams

1793 - 1893 Person Name: J. S. Adams Hymnal Number: d144 Author of "In childhood's young and happy hours" in The Golden Harp

Sarah Flower Adams

1805 - 1848 Person Name: Sarah F. Adams Hymnal Number: d254 Author of "Part in peace, is day before us?" in The Golden Harp Adams, Sarah, nee Flower. born at Harlow, Essex, Feb. 22nd, 1805; died in London, Aug. 14, 1848, and was buried at Harlow, Aug. 21,1848. She was the younger daughter of Mr. Benjamin Flower, editor and proprietor, of The Cambridge Intelligencer; and was married, in 1834, to William B. Adams, a civil engineer. In 1841 she published Vivia Perpetua, a dramatic poem dealing with the conflict of heathenism and Christianity, in which Vivia Perpetua suffered martyrdom; and in 1845, The Flock at the Fountain; a catechism and hymns for children. As a member of the congregation of the Rev. W. J. Fox, an Unitarian minister in London, she contributed 13 hymns to the Hymns and Anthems, published by C. Fox, Lond., in 1841, for use in his chapel. Of these hymns the most widely known areβ€” "Nearer,my God,to Thee," and "He sendeth sun, He sendeth shower." The remaining eleven, most of which have come into common use, more especially in America, are:β€” Creator Spirit! Thou the first. Holy Spirit. Darkness shrouded Calvary. Good Friday. Gently fall the dews of eve. Evening. Go, and watch the Autumn leaves. Autumn. O hallowed memories of the past. Memories. O human heart! thou hast a song. Praise. O I would sing a song of praise. Praise. O Love! thou makest all things even. Love. Part in Peace! is day before us? Close of Service. Sing to the Lord! for His mercies are sure. Praise. The mourners came at break of day. Easter. Mrs. Adams also contributed to Novello's musical edition of Songs for the Months, n. d. Nearly all of the above hymns are found in the Unitarian collections of Great Britain, and America. In Martineau's Hymns of Praise & Prayer, 1873, No. 389, there is a rendering by her from Fenelon: β€”" Living or dying, Lord, I would be Thine." It appeared in the Hymns and Anthems, 1841. -John Julian, Dictionary of Hymnology (1907)