I ask not now for gold to gild

I ask not now for gold to gild

Author: John Greenleaf Whittier
Published in 31 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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Instances (1 - 31 of 31)Text InfoTune InfoTextScoreFlexScoreAudioPage Scan
A Selection of Spiritual Songs: with music for the Church and the Choir #729Page Scan
Calvary Selection of Spiritual Songs with Music for the Church and the Choir #d364
Hymnal of the Evangelical Church. Word ed. #d292
Hymns for the Church of Christ (3rd thousand) #690Page Scan
Hymns for the Church of Christ. (6th thousand) #690Page Scan
Laudes Domini: a selection of spiritual songs ancient & modern (Abr. ed.) #293Page Scan
Laudes Domini: a selection of spiritual songs ancient and modern #608Page Scan
Laudes Domini: a selection of spiritual songs, ancient and modern for use in the prayer-meeting #268Page Scan
Plymouth Collection of Hymns and Tunes; for the use of Christian Congregations #1068Page Scan
Psalms and Hymns and Spiritual Songs: a manual of worship for the church of Christ #975Page Scan
Songs for the Sanctuary, or Hymns and Tunes for Christian Worship #ad461
Songs for the Sanctuary: or hymns and tunes for Christian Worship #1005Page Scan
Songs for the Sanctuary: or hymns and tunes for Christian worship #1005Page Scan
Songs for the Sanctuary: or hymns and tunes for Christian Worship #1005Page Scan
Songs for the Sanctuary; or Psalms and Hymns for Christian Worship (Baptist Ed.) #1005Page Scan
Songs for the Sanctuary; or, Psalms and Hymns for Christian Worship (Words only) #1005Page Scan
Songs for the School #d63
Songs for the Service of Prayer #397Page Scan
Songs of the Church: or, hymns and tunes for Christian worship #1098Page Scan
Songs of the Soul: gathered out of many lands and ages #319Page Scan
The Baptist Hymn and Tune Book: being "The Plymouth Collection" enlarged and adapted to the use of Baptist churches #1068Page Scan
The Book of Praise: or, Hymns for Public and Social Worship #d319
The Calvary Selection of Spiritual Songs: with music for use in social meetings. #394Page Scan
The Church of God Selection of Spiritual Songs for the Church and Choir #d357
The Gospel Hymnal #d260
The New Laudes Domini: a selection of spiritual songs, ancient and modern for use in Baptist churches #680Page Scan
The Sabbath Hymn and Tune Book: for the service of song in the house of the Lord #143cPage Scan
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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