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The little straying lamb

And is it true as I am told

Author: Amelia M. Hull
Published in 13 hymnals

Author: Amelia M. Hull

Hull, Amelia Matilda, daughter of William Thomas Hull, was born at Marpool Hall, Exmouth, circa 1825. Her publications include:— (1) Hymns by A. M. H., South Petherton, n.d. [1850]; (2) Heart Melodies, 1864; (3) The Silver Trumpet Answered; (4) Fruit from, the Tree of Life; (5) A Hymn-Book for Children; (6) Royal Musings concerning the King and His Work, n.d. [1884]. Miss Hull also contributed 22 hymns to Miss H. W. Soltau's Pleasant Hymns for Boys and Girls, n.d. [I860], From this collection her two popular hymns are taken:— 1. And is it true as I am told. The Good Shepherd. 2. There is life for a look at the Crucified One. Life in Christ. -- John Julian, Dictionary of Hymnology… Go to person page >

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First Line: And is it true as I am told
Title: The little straying lamb
Author: Amelia M. Hull


And is it true, as I am told? Amelia M. Hull. [Child's Hymn.] Contributed to Miss H. W. Soltau's Pleasant Hymns for Boys and Girls, N.D., but published in 1862. It consists of 6 stanza of 6 lines. It is usually found in an abbreviated form, and sometimes with alterations. The hymnals which number it amongst their contents include the Hymnal Companion, No. 421; Snepp's Songs of Grace & Glory No. 923; Major's Book of Praise, &c. [William T. Brooke] -- John Julian, Dictionary of Hymnology (1907)



Instances (1 - 13 of 13)Text InfoTune InfoTextScoreFlexScoreAudioPage Scan
Children's Praise #d6
Echo to Happy Voices #52Page Scan
Gospel Hymns #d24
Harmonies of Praise #d1
Junior Carols: a collection of sacred songs for Junior Societies, Sunday Schools, the Home Circle #48Page Scan
Little Children's Book #d4
Little Children's Book: for Schools and Families #d4
Offices of Worship and Hymns: with tunes, 3rd ed., revised and enlarged #630Page Scan
Plymouth Sunday-School Hymnal #d7
Songs of the Covenant : for the Sabbath School, Prayer Meetings, etc. #40Page Scan
Sunny Songs for Little Folks No.l #d1
The Liturgy and the Office of Worship and Hymns of the American Province of the Unitas Fratrum, or the Moravian Church #630Page Scan
The School Hymnal #259Page Scan
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