I cannot plainly see the way

I cannot plainly see the way

Author: Alice Cary
Published in 6 hymnals

Author: Alice Cary

Alice Cary (1820-1871) was born and raised in Mount Healthy in Hamilton County, Ohio. Her family had come from Lyme, New Hampshire when her grandfather was given land in return for his service in the Continental Army. She had been nationally recognized as an interpreter of pioneer traditions. Her short story collections depict Mount Healthy as it was transformed from an isolated rural village to a Cincinnati suburb. She and her sister Phoebe wrote for local religious periodicals before Alice moved to New York City. John Greenleaf Whitier praised Alice's stories as "simple, natural, truthful [with] a keen sense of humor and pathos of the comedy and tragedy of life in the country." Her hymn "Along the mountain track of life" was published i… Go to person page >

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First Line: I cannot plainly see the way
Author: Alice Cary

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Church Harmonies: a collection of hymns and tunes for the use of Congregations #613

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Good Will Songs: a Compilation of Hymns and Tunes #160

Lyra Sacra Americana: or, Gems from American Sacred Poetry #d75

Prayers and Hymns for the Church and the Home #d288

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The Gospel Psalmist #516

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