I am weary of straying; O fain would I rest

I am weary of straying; O fain would I rest

Author: Sarah Emily York
Published in 50 hymnals

Author: Sarah Emily York

York, Sarah Emily, née Waldo, an American writer, was b. in 1819, and d. in 1851. Her Memoir was published by Mrs. Medberry in 1853. Her hymn, "I'm weary of straying, O fain would I rest" (Rest desired), appeared in the Reformed Dutch Psalms & Hymns, 1847. --John Julian, Dictionary of Hymnology, Appendix, Part II (1907)  Go to person page >

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First Line: I am weary of straying; O fain would I rest
Author: Sarah Emily York



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