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How pure, how [and] frail, and white

How pure, how [and] frail, and white

Author: Adelaide A. Procter
Published in 15 hymnals

Author: Adelaide A. Procter

Not to be confused with Adelaide A. Pollard. Adelaide Anne Proctor was born in London, in 1825. Her father, Brian W. Proctor, is well known by his literary nom de guerre of Barry Cornwall. In 1853, Miss Proctor became a contributor to Dickens' "Household Words." Her reputation as a poet was secured by the publication of her first volume of "Legends and Lyrics," in 1858. A second volume was added in 1860. She also published other compositions in poetry and prose. She died in 1864. She was a member of the Roman Catholic Church. --Annotations of the Hymnal, Charles Hutchins, M.A. 1872.… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: How pure, how [and] frail, and white
Author: Adelaide A. Procter
Refrain First Line: Hail Mary, Hail Mary, Queen of heaven

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Instances (1 - 15 of 15)

Hymns used by the Pupils of the Sisters of Notre Dame #d90

Hymns, Carols and Chants for the Sunday School Children of St. Ignatius' Church #d32

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Laudis Corona #80

Manual of Hymns for Congregational Singing, Prayers and Pious Practices #d41

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May Blossoms, a collection of hymns to the Blessed Virgin #14

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Peters' Sodality Hymn Book #102

St. Basil's Hymn Book #d68

St. Basil's Hymnal ... 10th ed. #d83

St. Basil's Hymnal. 3rd ed. #d62

St. Basil's Hymnal. Rev. ed. #d63

St. Francis Hymnal and Choir Manual #d135

St. Joseph's Hymnal. 5th ed. #d44

Sursum Corda #d40

The Garland of Praise #d59

The Ordinary of the Mass and a Complete Manual of Hymns for Parochial Schools #d157

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