I ask not now for gold to gild

I ask not now for gold to gild

Author: John Greenleaf Whittier
Published in 33 hymnals

Author: John Greenleaf Whittier

Whittier, John Greenleaf, the American Quaker poet, was born at Haverhill, Massachusetts, Dec. 17, 1807. He began life as a farm-boy and shoemaker, and subsequently became a successful journalist, editor and poet. In 1828 he became editor of the American Manufacturer (Boston), in 1830 of the New England Review, and an 1836 (on becoming Secretary to the American Anti-Slavery Society) of the Pennsylvania Freeman. He was also for some time, beginning with 1847, the corresponding editor of the National Era. In 1840 he removed to Amesbury, Massachusetts, where most of his later works have been written. At the present time [1890] he lives alternately at Amesbury and Boston. His first poetical piece was printed in the Newburyport Free Press in 182… Go to person page >

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First Line: I ask not now for gold to gild
Author: John Greenleaf Whittier

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A Selection of Spiritual Songs #729

Calvary Selection of Spiritual Songs with Music for the Church and the Choir #d364

Hymnal of the Evangelical Church. Word ed. #d292

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Hymns for the Church of Christ (3rd thousand) #690

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Hymns for the Church of Christ. (6th thousand) #690

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Laudes Domini #293

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Laudes Domini #608

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Laudes Domini #268

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Plymouth Collection #a1068

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Plymouth Collection of Hymns and Tunes; for the use of Christian Congregations #1068

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Psalms and Hymns and Spiritual Songs #975

Songs for the Sanctuary, or Hymns and Tunes for Christian Worship #ad461

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Songs for the Sanctuary, or Hymns and Tunes for Christian Worship #b1005

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Songs for the Sanctuary #1005

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Songs for the Sanctuary #1005

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Songs for the Sanctuary #1005

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Songs for the Sanctuary; or Psalms and Hymns for Christian Worship (Baptist Ed.) #1005

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Songs for the Sanctuary; or, Psalms and Hymns for Christian Worship (Words only) #1005

Songs for the School #d63

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Songs for the Service of Prayer #397

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Songs of the Church #1098

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Songs of the Soul #319

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The Baptist Hymn and Tune Book #1068

The Book of Praise #d319

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The Calvary Selection of Spiritual Songs #394

The Church of God Selection of Spiritual Songs for the Church and Choir #d357

The Gospel Hymnal #d260

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The New Laudes Domini #680

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The Sabbath Hymn and Tune Book #143c

The Sabbath Hymn Book. Baptist ed. #d422

The Saints' Harp #d402

The School Hymn and Tune Book #d79

The School Hymnary #d89

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