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In quiet hours the tranquil soul

Author: Augusta Larned

Larned, Augusta. (Rutland, New York, April 16, 1835--1924). Author of six volumes of stories for children and of one on Greek mythology and another on Norse mythology. Contributor to various periodicals and for 20 years correspondent and editorial writer with The Christian Register, Boston. She published in 1895 a book of poems entitled In the Woods and Fields from which was taken her hymn on peace of mind, "In quiet hours the tranquil soul," for inclusion in the Isles of Shoals Hymn-Book, 1908; The New Hymn and Tune Book, 1914; and Hymns of the Spirit, 1937. --Henry Wilder Foote, DNAH Archives… Go to person page >

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First Line: In quiet hours the tranquil soul
Author: Augusta Larned
Copyright: Public Domain




Edward Miller (b. Norwich, England, 1735; d. Doncaster, Yorkshire, England, 1807) adapted ROCKINGHAM from an earlier tune, TUNEBRIDGE, which had been published in Aaron Williams's A Second Supplement to Psalmody in Miniature (c. 1780). ROCKINGHAM has long associations in Great Britain and North Amer…

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Instances (1 - 11 of 11)

Carols of Love #d43

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Hymnal Amore Dei #197

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Hymnal, Amore Dei #197

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Hymnal, Amore Dei. Rev. ed. #a197

Hymns of the Spirit for Use in the Free Churches of America #267

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Isles of Shoals Hymn Book and Candle Light Service #48

Jubilate Deo, a Book of Hymns and Tunes for Young and Old #d133

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Services for Congregational Worship. The New Hymn and Tune Book #318

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Song-Hymnal of Praise and Joy, a selection of spiritual songs, old and new #145

The Blessed Way #d67

Universal Hymns Compiled for the North End Union #d71

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