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Earth has a joy unknown in heaven

Earth has a joy unknown in heaven

Author: A. L. Hillhouse
Tune: WARD (Scottish)
Published in 27 hymnals

Author: A. L. Hillhouse

Hillhouse, Augustus Lucas, younger brother of James Hillhouse (commonly known as the poet Hillhouse), was born at New Haven, Connecticut, 1792, and educated at Yale, where he graduated in 1810. For some time he conducted a school in Paris; and died near that city, March 14, 1859. His hymn:— Trembling before Thine awful throne (Joy in the Forgiveness of Sins) was written cir. 1816, and published in the Christian Spectator, New Haven, April, 1822. It is a good hymn, and is in extensive use, but usually in an abbreviated form. The hymn, "Earth has a joy unknown to heaven," found in a few American hymnbooks, begins with st. iii. of this hymn. Original text in Christ in Song, 1870. -- John Julian, Dictionary… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Earth has a joy unknown in heaven
Author: A. L. Hillhouse

Timeline

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Instances (1 - 27 of 27)
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A Collection of Psalms, Hymns, and Spiritual Songs #637

Christian Work-songs #d39

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Garnered Gems of Sunday School Song #P178d

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Hymn Book for Christian Worship #385

Hymns and Tunes for Home Worship #d47

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Hymns for the Church of Christ (3rd thousand) #154

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Hymns for the Church of Christ. (6th thousand) #154

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New Christian Hymn and Tune Book #172

Psalms, Hymns and Spiritual Songs, 4th ed. #d48

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Psalms, Hymns and Spiritual Songs, Original and Selected. (14th stereotype ed.) #S35

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Psalms, Hymns and Spiritual Songs, Original and Selected. (7th ed.) #S321

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Psalms, Hymns, and Spiritual Songs #S35

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Sacred Poetry #183

The Alleluia #d51

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The Alleluia #169a

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The Christian Hymn Book #396

The Christian Hymnal #d142

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The Christian Hymnal #297

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The Christian hymnal #198

The Christian Hymnist #d111

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The Church Praise Book #396

The Congregation #d32

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The New Alleluia #213a

The Praise Hymnal #d81

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University Hymns #171

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