Cradle song of the poor

Hush, I cannot bear to see thee

Author: Adelaide A. Procter
Published in 2 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: Hush, I cannot bear to see thee
Title: Cradle song of the poor
Author: Adelaide A. Procter
Refrain First Line: Sleep, my darling thou art weary
Copyright: Public Domain



Instances (1 - 2 of 2)

Hymns of Progress #d76

The Spiritual Harp #d85

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