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A Stable Lamp Is Lighted

Author: Richard Wilbur

Richard Wilbur was born in New York City on March 1, 1921. He graduated with a B.A. from Amherst, where he was editor of the college newspaper, in 1942. Youthful engagements with leftist causes caught the attention of federal investigators when he was in training as a U.S. Army cryptographer, and he was demoted to a front-line infantry position where he saw action in the field in Italy, France and Germany. (When the cryptographer in Wilbur’s unit was killed, Wilbur also took over that function.) After demobilization, he continued his studies at Harvard where he obtained an M.A. in 1947, the year his first book was published. He was a member of the prestigious Harvard Fellows and taught there until 1954, when he moved to Wellesley and then… Go to person page >

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Instances

Instances (1 - 15 of 15)Text InfoTune InfoTextScoreFlexScoreAudioPage Scan
A New Hymnal for Colleges and Schools #224
African American Heritage Hymnal #198
Chalice Hymnal #141
Christian Worship: supplement #706
Common Praise: A new edition of Hymns Ancient and Modern #42
Gather Comprehensive #356
Glory to God: the Presbyterian Hymnal #160Text InfoAudio
Hymnal 1982: according to the use of the Episcopal Church #104
Hymnal Supplement 1991 #728
Hymnal Supplement 98 #810
Hymnal Supplement II #24
Rejoice in the Lord #205
Sing to the Lord: the Paul Manz Hymnary #2
Worship (3rd ed.) #385
Worship and Rejoice #206
Include 3 pre-1979 instances
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