Lord, lead my heart to learn

Lord, lead my heart to learn

Author: L. H. Sigourney
Published in 17 hymnals

Author: L. H. Sigourney

Sigourney, Lydia, née Huntley. This distinguished name stood at the head of the female poets of America a generation ago, and is still well remembered. Born in Norwich, Connecticut, in 1791, she conducted a school in the same town from 1809 to 1814, when she removed to Hartford, where she was married to Charles Sigourney in 1819. Most of her subsequent life was spent at Hartford, and she died there, June 10, 1865. Her first publication was Moral Pieces in Prose and Verse, 1815. This was followed by 58 additional works. A thorough exploration of these, or of such of them are poetical, would be necessary to trace her hymns with accuracy. They, however, are more numerous than important. Many have been used in the older collections; some are… Go to person page >

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First Line: Lord, lead my heart to learn
Author: L. H. Sigourney

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Instances (1 - 17 of 17)Text InfoTune InfoTextScoreFlexScoreAudioPage Scan
A Selection of Sacred Songs. 2nd ed. #93Page Scan
A Selection of Sacred Songs: for the use of schools and academies #93Page Scan
Christian Hymns for Public and Private Worship: a collection compiled by a committee of the Cheshire Pastoral Association (11th ed.) #655Page Scan
Hymns for Children and Young Persons #d258
Hymns for the Vestry and the Fireside #d172
Select Hymns #d266
Select Hymns: adapted to the devotional exercises of the Baptist denomination (2nd ed.) #439Page Scan
Song-book of the School Room #d52
Songs for Social and Public Worship #528Page Scan
Songs for the School Room #d67
Sunday Hymns: Selected from Heber, Sigourney, Howitt, & Others #d17
The American Baptist Sabbath-School Hymn-Book #373Page Scan
The Baptist Sabbath School Hymn Book #d233
The Congregational Hymn Book: for the service of the sanctuary #917Page Scan
The New Congregational Hymn and Tune Book, for Public, Social and Private Worship #406Page Scan
The Public School Hymnal, for the Use of High Schools and Seminaries. New and enl. ed. #d137
The Vestry Hymn Book #d273
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