Dorothy Ann Thrupp was born in London, June 10, 1779. She contributed some hymns, under the pseudonym of "Iota," to W. Carus Wilson's Friendly Visitor and his Children's Friend. Other hymns by her, signed "D.A.T.," appeared in Mrs. Herbert Mayo's Selection of Hymns and Poetry for the Use of Infant Schools and Nurseries, 1838. She was also the editor of Hymns for the Young, c. 1830, in which all the hymns were given anonymously. She died in London on December 15, 1847.
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A little ship was on the sea. Dorothy A. Thrupp. [Peace.] Contributed to Mrs. H. Mayo's Selection of Hymns, &c, 2nd ed., 1840, in 9 stanzas of 4 lines, entitled "The Little Ship on the Waves,”' and signed "d. a. t." As a hymn for children it is most popular, and is found in numerous collections both in Great Britain and America.
Display Title: A little ship was on the seaFirst Line: A little ship was on the seaTune Title: A LITTLE SHIPAuthor: Dorothy Ann ThruppScripture: Matthew 8:23-27Subject: Great Wind at Sea |Source: HE 50 (= Ad 797