From city and from prairie

Author: Edward Everett Hale

Hale, Edward Everett, M.A., b. at Boston, 1822, and graduated at Harvard. From 1846 to 1856 he was pastor of an Unitarian Church at Worcester; and from 1856 he has had the charge of South Church, Boston. He has published several prose works of merit. His hymn, "O Father, take the new-built shrine" (Dedication of a Church), is dated 1858. It was published in Longfellow & Johnson's Hymns of the Spirit, 1864, No. 223, in 2 stanzas of 4 lines; and was repeated in Martineau's Hymns of Praise & Prayer, Lon., 1873, No. 725. [Rev. F. M. Bird, M.A.] -- John Julian, Dictionary of Hymnology  Go to person page >

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First Line: From city and from prairie
Author: Edward Everett Hale
Language: English
Copyright: Public Domain

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ST. HILDA (Knecht)

The original form of ST. EDITH (also known as ST. HILDA) was composed in 1793 by Justin Heinrich Knecht for the text “Der neidern Menschhiet Hülle.” It was published in Vollstandige Sammlung … Choralmelodien (1799), edited by Johann Friedrich Christmann and Knecht, who composed ninety-seven o…

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