Lord from far severed climes we come

Lord from far severed climes we come

Author: John Hay
Tune: FEDERAL STREET
Published in 18 hymnals

Author: John Hay

Hay, John, diplomat and author, born at Salem, Ind., Oct. 8, 1838; graduated at Brown University 1858; admitted to the 111. Bar; was private secretary to Pres. Lincoln; served in the Civil War; member of the Legation at Paris, Madrid, and Vienna, and Ambassador at the Court of St. James. In 1879-81 he was First Assistant Sec. of State, and from 1898 Sec. of State in the Cabinets of Presidents McKinley and Roosevelt, to his death July 1, 1905. His publications included Castilian Days, 1871; and, with J. G. Nicolay, Abraham Lincoln: A History, 10 vols., 1887, &c. In 1871 he also published Pike County Ballads, and in 1890 Poems. Of his poems the following are in common use as hymns:— 1. From Sinai's cloud of darkness. [Law and the Gosp… Go to person page >

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First Line: Lord from far severed climes we come
Author: John Hay

Tune

FEDERAL STREET

Henry Kemble Oliver (b. Beverly, MA, 1800; d. Salem, MA, 1885) composed FEDERAL STREET in 1832, possibly as an imitation of earlier psalm tunes in long meter. He took it to a music class taught by Lowell Mason (who may have contributed to the harmony); Mason (PHH 96) published it in his Boston Acade…

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Instances

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Christian Youth Hymnal #92
Church and University Hymns #d97
Free Methodist Hymnal #d362
Gloria in Excelsis #d376
Gloria in Excelsis #d228
Hymns for Schools and Colleges #171aPage Scan
Hymns for Schools and Colleges #171bPage Scan
Hymns for the Church #302Page Scan
Hymns of Worship and Service #d270
Hymns of Worship and Service #381Page Scan
Hymns of Worship and Service (15th ed.) #381Page Scan
Hymns of Worship and Service (Chapel Ed., 4th ed.) #283Page Scan
Hymns of Worship and Service for Sunday Schools #d138
Hymns of Worship and Service. (Chapel ed.) #283Page Scan
Hymns of Worship and Service: for the Sunday School #144Page Scan
The New Baptist Hymnal #d196
The Oxford American Hymnal for Schools and Colleges #d183
The Wesleyan Methodist Hymnal #d327
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