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What though my joys and comfort die?
The Lord my savior liveth.
What though the darkness gather round?
Songs in the night he giveth.

(My Life Flows On In Endless Song)

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 #656

Devotional Melodies, Adapted to Social Worship #d35

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Good Will Songs #128

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

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Sacred Songs For Public Worship #101

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Services for Congregational Worship #469

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Sparkling and Bright #9

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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