Before we close our eyes tonight

Before we close our eyes tonight

Author: Eliza Lee Follen
Published in 3 hymnals

Author: Eliza Lee Follen

Follen, Eliza Lee, née Cabot, a well-known Unitarian writer, daughter of Samuel Cabot, born at Boston, August 15, 1787, and married, in 1828, to Professor Charles Follen, who perished on board the "Lexington," which was burnt on Long Island Sound, Jan. 13,1840. Mrs. Follen died at Brookline, Mass., 1860. She was a voluminous writer. Her Poems were first published at Boston (Crosby & Co.), 1839, and whilst she was in England she issued another volume for children's use, entitled The Lark and the Linnet, in 1854. Both volumes also contain some translations from the German, and versions of a few Psalms. Her best known hymns are:— 1. How sweet to be allowed to pray. Resignation. Appeared in the Christian Disciple, Sept., 1818,… Go to person page >

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First Line: Before we close our eyes tonight
Author: Eliza Lee Follen

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Hymns for Schools and Families #d14
Hymns for Schools and Families #41Page Scan
The Boston Sunday School Hymn Book: with devotional exercises. (Rev. ed.) #114Page Scan



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