If we knew when walking thoughtless In the noisy, crowded way

If we knew when walking thoughtless In the noisy, crowded way

Author: Ellen M. H. Gates
Published in 20 hymnals

Author: Ellen M. H. Gates

Gates, Ellen, née Huntingdon, of Elizabeth, New Jersey, is the author of several popular pieces in the American Mission and Sunday School hymn-books. Of these the following have passed from the American books into Sankey's Sacred Songs and Solos:— 1. Come home, come home, you are weary at heart. Invitation. 2. I am now a child of God. Saved through Jesus. 3. I will sing you a song of that beautiful land. Concerning Heaven. 4. O the clanging bells of time. Yearning for Heaven. 5. Say, is your lamp burning, my brother. Watching and Waiting. Concerning her poem which is used as a hymn in America, "If you cannot on the ocean" (Duty), Duffield says her account of its origin is as follows:—"The lines were written upo… Go to person page >

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First Line: If we knew when walking thoughtless In the noisy, crowded way
Author: Ellen M. H. Gates

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Chapel Treasures (Christ Chapel Sabbath-School, Lebanon, PA) #207

Coronation Songs #d83

Cream of Song #d87

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Fresh Leaves for the use of Sabbath Schools #54

Goodly Pearls for the Sunday School #d56

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Precious Hymns #292

Songs of Joy #d53

Songs of Life and Power #d66

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Sparkling Jewels for the Sunday School: a new collection of choice music #71

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Tears and Triumphs No. 3 #20

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Tears and Triumphs: For Revivals, Sunday Schools & the Home #33

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The Helping Hand: extended and dedicated to Sunday schools and praise meetings #90

The King in His Beauty #d79

The Morning Star: a collection of new sacred songs, for the Sunday school, prayer meeting, and the social circle #88

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The Revival No. 2: suitable for all kinds of religious meetings #236

The Sabbath School Gem #d38

The Star of the East #d86

The Temperance Hymnal No. 1 #d11

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