The great teacher

I asked the little joyous bird

Author: Florence C. Armstrong
Published in 9 hymnals

Author: Florence C. Armstrong

Armstrong, Florence Catherine, daughter of William Armstrong, M.D., of Collooney, Co. Sligo, Ireland, born March 18, 1843. Her well-known hymn:— 0 to be over yonder [Longing for Heaven] was written in 1862, and published without her consent in the British Herald, Feb. 1865, p. 24, and dated "Jan., 1865." It soon attained an extended circulation, and was given in several collections. In 1875 Miss Armstrong acknowledged the authorship in her work, The King in His Beauty and Other Poems. -- John Julian, Dictionary of Hymnology (1907)  Go to person page >

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First Line: I asked the little joyous bird
Title: The great teacher
Author: Florence C. Armstrong
Copyright: Public Domain



Instances (1 - 9 of 9)Text InfoTune InfoTextScoreFlexScoreAudioPage Scan
Bright Blossoms of Song #d27
Heart and Voice #d108
Heart and Voice #d109
Hymnal for Primary Classes: a collection of hymns and tunes, recitations and exercises, being a manual for primary Sunday-schools #195Page Scan
New Starry Crown for the Sabbath School #d20
Songs of Work and Worship #d52
Sunbeams Nos. 1, 2, 3, and 4 Combined #d35
The Crowning Triumph #d49
The Little Hymn Book #d33
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