A mourning class, a vacant seat

A mourning class, a vacant seat

Published in 43 hymnals

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First Line: A mourning class, a vacant seat


A mourning class, a vacant seat. [Death of a Scholar.] Appeared anonymously in the American Union Hymns, Philadelphia Sunday School Union, 1835, No. 285, in 5 stanzas of 4 lines, and headed "Death of a Scholar." It has been repeated in later editions of the Union Hymns, and is in extensive use in America. In Great Britain, it has been adopted by a few Sunday School hymn-books only. Original text, Methodist Free Church Sunday School Hymn Book, 1869, No. 358, with "the" for "his" in stanza ii., line 2. [William T. Brooke] --John Julian, Dictionary of Hymnology (1907)



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A Collection of Hymns, for the use of the Wesleyan Methodist Connection of America. #574Page Scan
Bradbury's Sabbath School Melodies, and Family Choir: a complete collection of hymns and music for all Sabbath school occasions #16Page Scan
Hosanna for the Sunday School #192Page Scan
Hymns for Schools and Families #d3
Hymns for Schools and Families, Specailly Designed for the Children of the Church #259Page Scan
Hymns for Sunday Schools, Youth and Children #493Page Scan
Hymns for Sunday Schools, Youth, and Children #70Page Scan
Hymns for Sunday Schools, Youth, and Children #493Page Scan
Hymns for the Use of the Methodist Episcopal Church. Rev. ed. #S70Page Scan
Hymns for Youth, Suitable to be Used in Sabbath and Parochial Schools #283Page Scan
Manual of Devotion and Selection of Hymns for ... Girard College for Orphans #d5
Mission Songs: a collection of hymns and music, designed for Sabbath schools #172Page Scan
Portsmouth Sunday School Hymn Book #d2
Sabbath School and Social Hymns of the Reformed Protestant Dutch Church of the U.S.A. #d4
Sabbath School Choir #d1
Sabbath School Songs #61cPage Scan
Select Hymns #d2
Select Hymns: adapted to the devotional exercises of the Baptist denomination (2nd ed.) #459Page Scan
Songs of Praise for Sabbath Schools and Families. New ed. #d1
Sunday School Hymn Book #d6
Sunday-School Hymns #184Page Scan
The American Baptist Sabbath-School Hymn-Book #264Page Scan
The American Sunday-School Hymn-Book #305Page Scan
The Baptist Sabbath School Hymn Book #d5
The Carol #d2
The Child's Hymn Book #131Page Scan
The Golden Harp #d3
The Presbyterian Juvenile Psalmodist #230Page Scan
The Public School Singing Book: a collection of original and other songs, odes, hymns, anthems, and chants used in the various public schools #154Page Scan
The Sabbath School Hymn Book #d3
The Sabbath School Lyre #d2
The Sabbath School Lyre: a collection of hymns and music, original and selected, for general use in sabbath schools #200Page Scan
The Sabbath School Melodist: being a selection of hymns with appropriate music; for the use of Sabbath schools, families and social meetings #171Page Scan
The Sabbath School Minstrel: being a collection of the most popular hymns and tunes, together with a great variety of the best anniversary pieces. The whole forming a complete manual ... #24Page Scan
The Sabbath School Timbrel ... On the Same Notation as "The Timbrel of Zion" #d3
The Sunday School Choir and Superintendent's Assistant: Consisting of Services, Prayers, and Lessons for the Opening of Sunday School #d1
The Sunday School Melodist #d3
The Union Harp and Revival Chorister. Rev ed. #d6
The Young Choir: adapted to the use of juvenile sing schools, Sabbath schools, primary classes, etc #69Page Scan
The Young Chorister; a collection of new and beautiful tunes, adapted to the use of Sabbath schools, from some of the most distinguished composers; together with many of the author's own compositions #36aPage Scan
The Young People's Chorister: being a collection of favorite hymns and tunes for Sabbath schools and prayer meetings (New ed.) #271bPage Scan
Union Hymns. Rev. #d3
Union Hymns. Rev. #d3
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