A gentle and a holy child

A gentle and a holy child

Author: Cecil Frances Alexander
Published in 12 hymnals

Author: Cecil Frances Alexander

Alexander, Cecil Frances, née Humphreys, second daughter of the late Major John Humphreys, Miltown House, co. Tyrone, Ireland, b. 1823, and married in 1850 to the Rt. Rev. W. Alexander, D.D., Bishop of Derry and Raphoe. Mrs. Alexander's hymns and poems number nearly 400. They are mostly for children, and were published in her Verses for Holy Seasons, with Preface by Dr. Hook, 1846; Poems on Subjects in the Old Testament, pt. i. 1854, pt. ii. 1857; Narrative Hymns for Village Schools, 1853; Hymns for Little Children, 1848; Hymns Descriptive and Devotional, 1858; The Legend of the Golden Prayers 1859; Moral Songs, N.B.; The Lord of the Forest and his Vassals, an Allegory, &c.; or contributed to the Lyra Anglicana, the S.P.C.K. Psalms and Hym… Go to person page >

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First Line: A gentle and a holy child
Author: Cecil Frances Alexander
Copyright: Public Domain



Instances (1 - 12 of 12)

A New Service and Tune Book for Sunday Schools. New ed. #d2

Hymns and Music for the Young. Juvenile series, Pt.II. 5th ed. #d1

New Service and Tune Book for Sunday School #d2

Sunday School Hymns #d1

The Children's Hymnal (with tunes) #d1

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The Children's Hymnal with Tunes #121

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The Church Porch: a service book and hymnal for Sunday schools #124

The New Children's Hymnal #d2

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The Sunday School Hymnal #120

The Trinity Hymnal, with Offices of Devotion #d1

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