As when in far Samaria

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As when, in far Samaria,
The two apostles prayed
That there the Holy Ghost might come
To those on whom were laid
The hands, by Jesus bidden
To point the heavenly way,
So now to these thy children, Lord,
Give boundless strength, we pray!


Source: Children's Hymnal #89

Author: Leigh M. Hodges

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First Line: As when in far Samaria
Author: Leigh M. Hodges
Language: English



Published in a chapel hymnal for the Duke of W├╝rtemberg (Gesangbuch der Herzogl, 1784), ELLACOMBE (the name of a village in Devonshire, England) was first set to the words "Ave Maria, klarer und lichter Morgenstern." During the first half of the nineteenth century various German hymnals altered the…

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Children's Hymnal #89

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