I long for household voices gone

I long for household voices gone

Author: John Greenleaf Whittier
Published in 12 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 long for household voices gone
Author: John Greenleaf Whittier



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Church Harmonies: a collection of hymns and tunes for the use of Congregations #656Page Scan
Devotional Melodies, Adapted to Social Worship #d35
Good Will Songs: a Compilation of Hymns and Tunes #128Page Scan
Jubilate Deo, a Book of Hymns and Tunes for Young and Old #d120
Melodies of Heaven #d57
Prayers and Hymns for the Church and the Home #d291
Sacred Songs For Public Worship: a hymn and tune book #101Page Scan
Services for Congregational Worship #469Page Scan
Sparkling and Bright: a new collection of hymns and tunes for Sunday schools, young people's societies of Christian endeavor and all meetings for praise and worship #9Page Scan
The New Hymn and Tune Book #d172
Unity Hymns and Chorals. Rev and enl. with Service Elements #d114
Universal Hymns Compiled for the North End Union #d65
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