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Lord, what is life, 'Tis like [but] a flower

Lord, what is life, 'Tis like [but] a flower

Author: Ann Taylor
Published in 8 hymnals

Author: Ann Taylor

Gilbert, Ann, nèe Taylor, the elder of the two sisters, and daughter of Isaac Taylor, was born at London, Jan. 30, 1782, her father at that time being engaged in London as an engraver. Subsequently her father became a Congregational Minister, and resided, first at Colchester and then at Ongar. In 1813 she was married to the Rev. Joseph Gilbert, Classical and Mathematical Tutor at the Congregational College, Masborough, near Rotherham, Yorkshire. From Masborough they passed to Hull, and then to Nottingham, where Mr. Gilbert died in 1852. Mrs. Gilbert remained at Nottingham, and died there Dec. 20, 1866. In addition to contributing hymns to the joint works of herself and her sister Jane, a few were given in Collyer's Collection, 1812, signed… Go to person page >

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First Line: Lord, what is life, 'Tis like [but] a flower
Author: Ann Taylor

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Hymns and Poetry for the Young #d75

Hymns for Infant Minds #d27

Hymns for Infant Minds. Armstrong's 2nd ed. #d35

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Hymns for Sunday Schools #299

Hymns for the Nursery #d10

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Sunday-School Hymns #171

The Canadian Warbler #d92

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The Child's Hymn Book #149

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