I am far from my home, and I'm weary

I am far from my home, and I'm weary

Author: Mary Lee Demarest
Published in 5 hymnals

Author: Mary Lee Demarest

Demarest, Mary, née Lee, b. at Corton Falls, New York, in 1838, married to Mr. Demarest, and died at Pasadena, California, in 1887. The story of her poem, "I am far frae my hame," which is given as a Sacred Song by I. D. Sankey in his Sacred Songs & Solos, was written in 1861, and printed in The New York Observer. Its history, too long for quotation here, is given in Mr. Sankey's My Life and Sacred Songs, 1906, pp. 161-2. --John Julian, Dictionary of Hymnology, New Supplement (1907)  Go to person page >

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First Line: I am far from my home, and I'm weary
Author: Mary Lee Demarest

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Devotional Melodies, Adapted to Social Worship #d31

Songs for the Singing, Normal and Literary Schools #d27

Times of Refreshing: a New Collection of Gospel Hymns and Songs #d65

Times of Refreshing: a Winnowed Collection of Gospel Hymns and Songs. Rev. #d65

Times of Refreshing: Old and New Century Hymns and Songs. 20th cent. ed. #d75

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