Dear Friend, whose presence in the house

Author: James Freeman Clarke

Clarke, James Freeman, D.D., is a grandson of James Freeman (q. v.)> from whom he was named. He was born at Hanover, New Hampshire, April 4, 1810, and graduated at Harvard College, in Arts, in 1829, and in Divinity, 1833. Receiving ordination as a Unitarian Minister, he was Pastor at Louisville, Kentucky, from 1833 to 1840; of the Church of the Disciples, Boston, from 1811 to 1830; and also from 1853. Dr. Clarke for some time edited, whilst at Louisville, The Western Messenger, and is the author of Orthodoxy, its Truths and Errors, 1866; The Christian Doctrine of Forgiveness, 1852; The Christian Doctrine of Prayer, 1854, and other works. In 1844 he published the Hymn Book for the Church of the Disciples. This he enlarged in 1852. To each… Go to person page >



MARTYRDOM was originally an eighteenth-century Scottish folk melody used for the ballad "Helen of Kirkconnel." Hugh Wilson (b. Fenwick, Ayrshire, Scotland, c. 1766; d. Duntocher, Scotland, 1824) adapted MARTYRDOM into a hymn tune in duple meter around 1800. A triple-meter version of the tune was fir…

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Instances (1 - 21 of 21)

A Collection of Hymns and Sacred Songs. 19th ed. #d93

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Common Praise #400

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Good Will Songs #118

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Hymnal Amore Dei #302

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Hymnal, Amore Dei #302

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Hymns and Songs of Praise for Public and Social Worship #1173

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Hymns for All Christians #L21

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Hymns of the Ages (3rd series) #180

Lyra Sacra Americana #d33

Mawl a chân = praise and song #32

Pilgrim Songs No.2 #d54

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Plymouth Collection of Hymns and Tunes; for the use of Christian Congregations #595

Plymouth Sunday-School Hymnal #d24

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Singers and Songs of the Liberal Faith #289

The American Hymnal #d104

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The Baptist Hymn and Tune Book #595

The Ideal Song and Hymn Book #d52

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The Pilgrim Hymnal #106

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The Psalms of Life #139

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The Treasury of American Sacred Song with Notes Explanatory and Biographical #66

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