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Into the silent land, Ah, who shall lead us thither

Into the silent land, Ah, who shall lead us thither

Author: Henry W. Longfellow
Published in 5 hymnals

Author: Henry W. Longfellow

Longfellow, Henry Wadsworth , D.C.L. was born at Portland, Maine, Feb. 27, 1807, and graduated at Bowdoin College, 1825. After residing in Europe for four years to qualify for the Chair of Modern Languages in that College, he entered upon the duties of the same. In 1835 he removed to Harvard, on his election as Professor of Modern Languages and Belles-Lettres. He retained that Professorship to 1854. His literary reputation is great, and his writings are numerous and well known. His poems, many of which are as household words in all English-speaking countries, display much learning and great poetic power. A few of these poems and portions of others have come into common use as hymns, but a hymn-writer in the strict sense of that term he… Go to person page >

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First Line: Into the silent land, Ah, who shall lead us thither
Author: Henry W. Longfellow

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Hymns for the Church of Christ (3rd thousand) #838

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Hymns for the Church of Christ. (6th thousand) #838

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Plymouth Collection #a1131

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Plymouth Collection of Hymns and Tunes; for the use of Christian Congregations #1131

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The Baptist Hymn and Tune Book #1131

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