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Immortal by their deed and word

Author: Frederick Lucian Hosmer

Hosmer, Frederick Lucian, B.A., was born at Framingham, Mass., in 1840, and educated at Harvard, where he graduated B.A. in 1869. Entering the Unitarian Ministry in 1872 he has held charges in Quincy, Ill., 1872-77; Cleveland, Ohio, 1878-92; St. Louis, 1894-99; and since 1899, at Berkeley, Cal. His Way of Life, 1877, was a compilation of Prayers and Responsive Services for Sunday Schools. Of Unity Hymns and Carols, 1880, he was joint editor with W. C. Gannett and J. V. Blake. His hymns were published jointly by him and W. C. Gannett (q.v.), as The Thought of God in Hymns and Poems (Boston: Little, Brown & Co.), 1st Series, 1885; 2nd Series, 1894. Of his 56 hymns in this work the following have come into common use, for the most part during… Go to person page >

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First Line: Immortal by their deed and word
Author: Frederick Lucian Hosmer



DUNFERMLINE is one of the "common" tunes from Andro Hart's psalter The CL Psalms of David, Edinburgh (l615)–a "common" tune was one that was not matched with a specific text in a songbook. Millar Patrick, author of Four Centuries of Scottish Psalmody (London, 1949) and The Story of the Church's So…

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Instances (1 - 14 of 14)

Chapel Hymns and Services #d51

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Hymnal Amore Dei #253

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Hymnal, Amore Dei #253

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Hymns in Harmony with Modern Thought #154

Hymns of the Spirit for Use in the Free Churches of America #203

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Isles of Shoals Hymn Book and Candle Light Service #189

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Sacred Songs For Public Worship #78

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Services for Congregational Worship #228

The Beacon Hymnal #d95

The Beacon Song and Service book #81

The New Hymn and Tune Book #d181

Unitarian Service Book, and Hymns for Church and Home. Abridged ed. #d172

Unity Hymns and Chorals. Rev and enl. with Service Elements #d126

University Hymn Book for use in the Chapel of Harvard University #d94

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