Sing Upon the Way

Far distant from my Father's house

Author: Thomas MacKellar
Published in 5 hymnals

Author: Thomas MacKellar

Mackellar, Thomas, was born in New York, Aug. 12, 1812. At the age of 14 he entered the printing establishment of Harper Brothers. In 1833 he removed to Philadelphia and joined the type-foundry firm of Johnson & Smith, as proof reader. He subsequently became a foreman, and then a partner in that firm, which has been known from 1860 as Mackellar, Smiths, and Jordan, type-founders of Philadelphia. His publications include The American Printer, 1866, a prose work, and the following in verse:— (1) Droppings from the Heart, 1844; (2) Tam's Fortnight Ramble, 1847; (3) Lines for the Gentle and Loving, 1853; (4) Rhymes Atween Times, 1872. The last contains some of his hymns. (5) Hymns and a few Metrical Psalms, Phila. 1883 (71 hymns, 3 psalms… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Far distant from my Father's house
Title: Sing Upon the Way
Author: Thomas MacKellar
Language: English
Refrain First Line: The skies are dark, the thunders roll
Copyright: Public Domain



Instances (1 - 5 of 5)

Beautiful Songs for Sunday Schools #d38

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Gospel Songs of Grace and Glory #19

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Hymns and a Few Metrical Psalms (2nd ed.) #40

The New Harp of Columbia #d26

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