Kind words, kind words, O, who can tell

Kind words, kind words, O, who can tell

Author: L. C. S. Dougherty
Published in 2 hymnals

Author: L. C. S. Dougherty

Dougherty, Lucy Simond (Hill). (Boston, Massachusetts, June 17, 1822--May 21, 1847). Baptist. Educated at home and at Bowdoin school in Boston, as well as pursuing a course of self study in preparation for a teaching career. Accepted a position in 1842 as private teacher on a plantation in Mississippi but did not arrive until 1845. Soon after, she married Captain William D. Dougherty of St. Louis. Wrote numerous hymns many of which were published in newspapers and magazines. Among them are: There are moments, peaceful moments Evening's hallowed minstrelsy There is a land of pleasure They come when fearful thoughts oppress I thank thee, Father, source of bliss However, her most widely used hymn, "When floating on life's troubled se… Go to person page >

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First Line: Kind words, kind words, O, who can tell
Author: L. C. S. Dougherty
Refrain First Line: Living, dying, kind words be

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