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 >

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



Instances (1 - 15 of 15)Text InfoTune InfoTextScoreFlexScoreAudioPage Scan
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
Laudis Corona: the new Sunday school hymn book, containing a collection of Catholic hymns, arranged for the principal seasons and festivals of the year #80Page Scan
Manual of Hymns for Congregational Singing, Prayers and Pious Practices #d41
May Blossoms, a collection of hymns to the Blessed Virgin #14Page Scan
Peters' Sodality Hymn Book #102Page Scan
St. Basil's Hymn Book: Containing Daily Prayers, Prayers at Mass, Litanies #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: a Manual of English Hymns and Prayers for the Use of CatholicSchools and Choirs #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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