Calm on the bosom of thy God

Calm on the bosom of thy God

Author: Mrs. Hemans
Published in 92 hymnals

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Calm on the bosom of thy God,
Fair spirit, rest thee now!
E’en while with us thy footstep trod,
His seal was on thy brow.

Dust, to its narrow house beneath!
Soul, to its home on high!
They that have seen thy look in death
No more may fear to die.

Lone are the paths, and sad the hours,
Since thy meek spirit’s gone;
But, O, a brighter home than ours,
In heaven, is now thine own!



Source: A Book of Hymns for Public and Private Devotion (15th ed.) #410

Author: Mrs. Hemans

Hemans, Felicia Dorothea, née Browne, was born in Liverpool, Sep. 25, 1793. In 1800, her father having suffered severe losses in business, removed with his family near to Abergele, N. Wales, where he died sometime after. In 1812 she was married to Captain Hemans, who, on retiring from the army sometime after, removed to Bronnylfa, near St. Asaph. Some years after he left his wife and children and proceeded to Italy, where he died. In 1828 Mrs. Hemans removed to Wavertree, near Liverpool, and in 1831 to Dublin, where she died May 16, 1835, and was buried in St. Ann's Church, Dawson Street, in that city. From 1808, when at 15 she published Poems, to 1834, when her Scenes & Hymns of Life appeared, she produced a great number of poems and othe… Go to person page >

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First Line: Calm on the bosom of thy God
Author: Mrs. Hemans

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A Book of Hymns and Tunes: for the Sunday-School, the Congregation and Home: 2nd ed. #193

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A Book of Hymns for Public and Private Devotion (15th ed.) #410

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A Collection of Psalms and Hymns for Christian Worship. (45th ed.) #695

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Song Worship for Sunday Schools #145

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Unitarian Service Book, and Hymns for Church and Home. Abridged ed. #d55

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