Choose ye his cross to bear

Choose ye his cross to bear

Author: L. H. Sigourney
Published in 17 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 >

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Author: L. H. Sigourney



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A Collection of Hymns and Sacred Songs. 19th ed. #d66
A Collection of Psalms, Hymns, and Spiritual Songs: with the music of Mason's Sacred Harp and Missouri Harmony adapted #421Page Scan
Hymns and Spiritual Songs. 1st Canadian ed. #d50
Hymns for Use in Divine Worship ... Seventh-Day Adventists #d157
Manual of Christian Psalmody: a collection of psalms and hymns for public worship #423Page Scan
Select Hymns #d67
Select Hymns: adapted to the devotional exercises of the Baptist denomination (2nd ed.) #214Page Scan
Songs for the Sanctuary; or Psalms and Hymns for Christian Worship (Baptist Ed.) #1044Page Scan
Supplement to Watts: a Selection of More than Five Hundred Hymns, from the Most Approved Authors on a Great Variety of Subjects ... #d60
The Baptist Harp: a new collection of hymns for the closet, the family, social worship, and revivals #457Page Scan
The Baptist Hymn and Tune Book: being "The Plymouth Collection" enlarged and adapted to the use of Baptist churches #1475Page Scan
The Baptist Praise Book #762Page Scan
The Canadian Baptist Hymn Book #503Page Scan
The Choralist #d46
The Seventh-Day Adventist Hymn and Tune Book: for use in divine worship #1090Page Scan
The Southern Psalmist #d105
The Southern Psalmist. New ed. #d113
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