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Little eyes, little eyes Softly close in worship now

Little eyes, little eyes Softly close in worship now

Author: C. R. Blackall
Tune: [Little eyes, little eyes] (Doane)
Published in 17 hymnals

Author: C. R. Blackall

Blackall, Christopher Ruby, M.D., born in New York State, 1830, and educated for the medical profession. For 15 years he followed his profession, including service in the army during the civil war. Subsequently he managed, for 14 years, a branch of the Baptist Publication Society, taking at the same time great interest in Sunday School work. He edited the Advanced Bible Lesson Quarterly, for 3 years, and also Our Little Ones. 1. The prize is set before us. Heaven anticipated. This is one of Dr. Blackall's most popular hymns for children. It was written in 1874 for the Sunday School of 2nd Baptist Church, Chicago, Illinois, and set to music by H. R. Palmer. It first appeared in Palmer's Songs of Love for the Bible School, 1874, fro… Go to person page >

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First Line: Little eyes, little eyes Softly close in worship now
Author: C. R. Blackall



Instances (1 - 17 of 17)Text InfoTune InfoTextScoreFlexScoreAudioPage Scan
Hymn-Time for Tiny Tots #d15
Jubilant Voices for Sunday Schools and Devotional Meetings #39Page Scan
Life Songs: a collection of sacred songs for Sunday schools, young people's meetings and evangelistic services #231Page Scan
Light and Life Songs: adapted especially to sunday schools, prayer meetings and other social services #198Page Scan
Precious Jewels of Sacred Song #d143
Rainbow Songs #d71
Songs of Cheer for Children #41Page Scan
Sunny Songs for Little Folks No.l #d31
Sunny-side Songs for Sunday Schools #d105
Temple Echoes #25Page Scan
The Call to Praise #d74
The Call to Praise, a Hymnal for Children's Division #d66
The Children's Hymnal and Service Book #d109
The Glad Refrain for the Sunday School: a new collection of songs for worship #107Page Scan
The Gospel Song Sheaf: for Sunday schools and young peoples meetings, comprising primary songs, intermediate songs, gospel and special songs, and old hymns and tunes #11Page Scan
The Master's Praise: a collection of songs for the Sunday-school #121Page Scan
Zion's Praises (1st ed.) #91Page Scan