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Lean hard on Christ

Lean hard on Christ

Author: Rebecca S. Pollard
Published in 1 hymnal

Author: Rebecca S. Pollard

Pseudonyms: Kate Harrington Born: September 20, 1831, Allegheny City, Pennsylvania. Died: May 29, 1917, Ft. Madison, Iowa. Buried: Farmington, Iowa. A teacher, writer and poet, Pollard spent her most productive years in Iowa. Her father, Professor N. R. Smith, was a playwright and authority on Shakespeare. She was married to New York poet and editor Oliver I. Taylor. She was the anonymous author of Emma Bartlett, or Prejudice and Fanaticism, a fictional reply to Uncle Tom’s Cabin, intended to expose the hypocrisy of Know-Nothingism. Pollard’s family moved to Ohio, then Kentucky, where she worked as a teacher. Later, she taught in Chicago, Illinois. Pollard lived in various Iowa cities, including Farmington, Keosauqua, Burling… Go to person page >

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First Line: Lean hard on Christ
Author: Rebecca S. Pollard



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