A song for our banner, the watchword recall

A song for our banner, the watchword recall

Author: George P. Morris
Published in 11 hymnals

Author: George P. Morris

Morris, George, was born in Philadelphia, Oct. 10, 1802. In early life he removed to New York, where, in 1822, he became the editor of the New York Mirror magazine. On that magazine, together with The Home Journal, he was associated with N. P. Willis. His works include The Deserted Bride, and Other Poems, 1843; Poems, 1853; American Melodies; and some prose pieces. He is best known as a writer of songs, one of which, "Woodman, spare that tree," is very popular. His hymns, "Man dieth and wasteth away " (Victory over Death"; and "Searcher of hearts! from mine erase", Lent), are in a few American collections, as the Songs for the Sanctuary, 1865, and the Methodist Hymnal, 1878. Mr. Morris died in New York July 6, 1864. [Rev. F. M. Bird, M… Go to person page >

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First Line: A song for our banner, the watchword recall
Author: George P. Morris
Copyright: Public Domain

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Instances (1 - 11 of 11)
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A Manual of Devotion and Hymns for the House of Refuge, City of New York #380

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Bradbury's Golden Chain of Sabbath School Melodies #125

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Chapel Treasures (Christ Chapel Sabbath-School, Lebanon, PA) #389

Choral Harp for Sunday Schools #d6

Hymns, Religious and Patriotic #d2

Prison Hymn Book #d4

Soldier's Friend #d3

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The Children's Progressive Lyceum #39

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The New Golden Chain of Sabbath School Melodies #125

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Waters' Choral Harp #21

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Young Singer's Friend #s11

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