Grieve Not the Spirit

At life's early morn

Author: L. H. Sigourney
Published in 6 hymnals

Author: L. H. Sigourney

Sigourney, Lydia, née Huntley. This distinguished name stood at the head of the female poets of America a generation ago, and is still well remembered. Born in Norwich, Connecticut, in 1791, she conducted a school in the same town from 1809 to 1814, when she removed to Hartford, where she was married to Charles Sigourney in 1819. Most of her subsequent life was spent at Hartford, and she died there, June 10, 1865. Her first publication was Moral Pieces in Prose and Verse, 1815. This was followed by 58 additional works. A thorough exploration of these, or of such of them are poetical, would be necessary to trace her hymns with accuracy. They, however, are more numerous than important. Many have been used in the older collections; some are… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: At life's early morn
Title: Grieve Not the Spirit
Author: L. H. Sigourney
Language: English
Refrain First Line: O, grieve not the Spirit
Copyright: Public Domain



Instances (1 - 6 of 6)
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Sacred Melodies for Social Worship #438

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The American Vocalist #286

The Carol #d12

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The Highway Hymnal (Revised edition) #39

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Zion's Refreshing Showers #81

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