Father, beneath thy sheltering wing

Father, beneath thy sheltering wing

Author: William H. Burleigh
Tune: MAINZER
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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Author: William H. Burleigh

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Christian Praise: a manual of worship for public, social and private devotion #342

Christian Song #d64

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Church Harmonies: a collection of hymns and tunes for the use of Congregations #673

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Common Praise: hymns with tunes for Christian worship #339

Hymn and Tune Book for the Church and the Home and Services for Congregational Worship. Rev. ed. #d141

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Hymn and Tune Book for the Church and the Home. (Rev. ed.) #674

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Hymn and Tune Book, for the Church and the Home #248

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Hymns of the Spirit #471

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Isles of Shoals Hymn Book and Candle Light Service #75

Lyra Sacra Americana: or, Gems from American Sacred Poetry #d39

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National Hymn and Tune Book: for congregations, schools and the home #20

Our Sunday School Hymnody #d18

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Singers and Songs of the Liberal Faith #318

Songs of Christian Praise with Music #d130

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Songs of the Christian Life #256

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The Baptist Praise Book #945

The Book of Praise: or, Hymns for Public and Social Worship #d168

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The Canadian Baptist Hymn Book #468

The Gospel Hymnal #d137

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The Pilgrim Hymnal: with responsive readings and other aids to worship #301

The Plymouth Hymnal #d114

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The Sanctuary Hymnal, published by Order of the General Conference of the United Brethren in Christ #380

Unitarian Service Book, and Hymns for Church and Home. Abridged ed. #d84

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