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Father, beneath thy sheltering wing

Father, beneath thy sheltering wing

Author: William H. Burleigh
Published in 23 hymnals

Author: William H. Burleigh

Burleigh, William Henry, an active reformer and member of the Unitarian body, was born at Woodstock, Connecticut, Feb. 12, 1812, and brought up on a farm at Stainfield in the same state. In 1837 he went to Pittsburg, Pennsylvania, where, having been previously apprenticed to the printing trade, he published the Christian Witness and Temperance Banner. In 1843 he undertook the duties of editor of the Christian Freeman, at Hartford. From 1849 to 1855 he was agent of the New York State Temperance Society; and from 1855 to 1870 Harbour Master at New York. Died at Brooklyn, March 18, 1871. His poetical pieces and hymns were contributed to various periodicals and journals. Many of these were collected and published as Poems, Phila. in 1841. This… Go to person page >

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First Line: Father, beneath thy sheltering wing
Author: William H. Burleigh



Instances (1 - 23 of 23)Text InfoTune InfoTextScoreFlexScoreAudioPage Scan
Lyra Sacra Americana: or, Gems from American Sacred Poetry #d39
The Baptist Praise Book #945Page Scan
The Canadian Baptist Hymn Book #468Page Scan
Hymns of the Spirit #471Page Scan
National Hymn and Tune Book: for congregations, schools and the home #20Page Scan
The Sanctuary Hymnal, published by Order of the General Conference of the United Brethren in Christ #380Page Scan
Christian Praise: a manual of worship for public, social and private devotion #342Page Scan
Christian Song #d64
Church Harmonies: a collection of hymns and tunes for the use of Congregations #673Page Scan
Common Praise: hymns with tunes for Christian worship #339Page Scan
Hymn and Tune Book for the Church and the Home and Services for Congregational Worship. Rev. ed. #d141
Hymn and Tune Book for the Church and the Home. (Rev. ed.) #674Page Scan
Isles of Shoals Hymn Book and Candle Light Service #75Page Scan
Our Sunday School Hymnody #d18
Singers and Songs of the Liberal Faith #318Page Scan
Songs of Christian Praise with Music #d130
Songs of the Christian Life #256Page Scan
The Book of Praise: or, Hymns for Public and Social Worship #d168
The Gospel Hymnal #d137
The Plymouth Hymnal #d114
Unitarian Service Book, and Hymns for Church and Home. Abridged ed. #d84
Hymn and Tune Book, for the Church and the Home #248Page Scan
The Pilgrim Hymnal: with responsive readings and other aids to worship #301Page Scan
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