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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A Selection of Sacred Songs. 2nd ed. #93

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A Selection of Sacred Songs: for the use of schools and academies #93

Hymns for Children and Young Persons #d258

Hymns for the Vestry and the Fireside #d172

Select Hymns #d266

Song-book of the School Room #d52

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Songs for Social and Public Worship #528

Songs for the School Room #d67

Sunday Hymns: Selected from Heber, Sigourney, Howitt, & Others #d17

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The American Baptist Sabbath-School Hymn-Book #373

The Baptist Sabbath School Hymn Book #d233

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The Congregational Hymn Book: for the service of the sanctuary #917

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The New Congregational Hymn and Tune Book, for Public, Social and Private Worship #406

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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