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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Christian Youth Hymnal #92

Church and University Hymns #d97

Free Methodist Hymnal #d362

Gloria in Excelsis #d376

Gloria in Excelsis #d228

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Hymns for Schools and Colleges #171a

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Hymns for Schools and Colleges #171b

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Hymns for the Church #302

Hymns of Worship and Service #d270

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Hymns of Worship and Service #381

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Hymns of Worship and Service (15th ed.) #381

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Hymns of Worship and Service (Chapel Ed., 4th ed.) #283

Hymns of Worship and Service for Sunday Schools #d138

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Hymns of Worship and Service. (Chapel ed.) #283

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Hymns of Worship and Service: for the Sunday School #144

The New Baptist Hymnal #d196

The Oxford American Hymnal for Schools and Colleges #d183

The Wesleyan Methodist Hymnal #d327

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