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A mourning class, a vacant seat

A mourning class, a vacant seat

Published in 45 hymnals

Text Information

First Line: A mourning class, a vacant seat
Copyright: Public Domain

Notes

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)

Timeline

Instances

Instances (1 - 45 of 45)
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A Collection of Hymns, for the use of the Wesleyan Methodist Connection of America. #574

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American Sunday School Hymn Book. 2nd ed. #a305

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American Sunday School Hymn Book. New ed. #aa305

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Bradbury's Sabbath School Melodies, and Family Choir #16

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Hosanna for the Sunday School #192

Hymns for Schools and Families #d3

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Hymns for Sunday Schools, Youth and Children #493

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Hymns for Sunday Schools, Youth, and Children #70

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Hymns for Sunday Schools, Youth, and Children #493

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Hymns for the Use of the Methodist Episcopal Church. Rev. ed. #S70

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Hymns for Youth, Suitable to be Used in Sabbath and Parochial Schools #283

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Mission Songs #172

Portsmouth Sunday School Hymn Book #d2

Sabbath School Choir #d1

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Sabbath School Songs #61c

Select Hymns #d2

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Select Hymns #459

Songs of Praise for Sabbath Schools and Families. New ed. #d1

Sunday School Hymn Book #d6

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Sunday-School Hymns #184

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The American Baptist Sabbath-School Hymn-Book #264

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The American Sunday-School Hymn-Book #305

The Baptist Sabbath School Hymn Book #d5

The Carol #d2

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The Child's Hymn Book #131

The Golden Harp #d3

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The Presbyterian Juvenile Psalmodist #230

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The Public School Singing Book #154

The Sabbath School Hymn Book #d3

The Sabbath School Lyre #d2

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The Sabbath School Lyre #200

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The Sabbath School Melodist #171

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The Sabbath School Minstrel #24

The Sunday School Choir and Superintendent's Assistant #d1

The Sunday School Melodist #d3

The Union Harp and Revival Chorister. Rev ed. #d6

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The Young Choir #69

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The Young People's Chorister #271b

Union Hymns. Rev. #d3

Union Hymns. Rev. #d3

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