I cannot walk in darkness long

Author: Caroline A. Mason

Mason, Caroline Atherton, née Briggs, daughter of Dr. Calvin Briggs, of Marblehead, b. there July 27, 1823, married Charles Mason, a lawyer at Fitchburg, in 1853, and d. there June 13, 1890. She published a volume of poems as Utterance: or Private Voices to the Public Heart, 1852. Her Lost Ring and other Poems was issued in 1891. Of her hymns the following are in common use:— 1. I cannot walk in darkness long. [Evening.] This begins with st. v. of her poem on eventide, "At cool of day with God I walk." In her Lost Ring, 1891, p. 165. 2. 0 God. I thank Thee for each sight. [The Joy of Living.] From her Lost Ring, Dec, 1891, p. 164, where it is entitled "A Matin Hymn," and begins "I lift the sash and gaze abroad." 3. The cha… Go to person page >

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First Line: I cannot walk in darkness long
Author: Caroline A. Mason

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MARTYRDOM (Wilson)

MARTYRDOM was originally an eighteenth-century Scottish folk melody used for the ballad "Helen of Kirkconnel." Hugh Wilson (b. Fenwick, Ayrshire, Scotland, c. 1766; d. Duntocher, Scotland, 1824) adapted MARTYRDOM into a hymn tune in duple meter around 1800. A triple-meter version of the tune was fir…

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