Murmur, gentle lyre, through the lonely night

Murmur, gentle lyre, through the lonely night

Author: Samuel Francis Smith
Tune: [Murmur, gentle lyre]
Published in 7 hymnals

Author: Samuel Francis Smith

Smith, Samuel Francis, D.D., was born in Boston, U.S.A., Oct. 21, 1808, and graduated in arts at Harvard, and in theology at Andover. He entered the Baptist ministry in 1832, and became the same year editor of the Baptist Missionary Magazine. He also contributed to the Encyclopaedia Americana. From 1834 to 1842 he was pastor at Waterville, Maine, and Professor of Modern Languages in Waterville College. In 1842 he removed to Newton, Massachusetts, where he remained until 1854, when he became the editor of the publications of the Baptist Missionary Union. With Baron Stow he prepared the Baptist collection known as The Psalmist, published in 1843, to which he contributed several hymns. The Psalmist is the most creditable and influential of… Go to person page >

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First Line: Murmur, gentle lyre, through the lonely night
Author: Samuel Francis Smith



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A Service Book: with a selection of tunes and hymns for Sabbath schools (6th ed.) #144Page Scan
Fruits and Flowers #d89
Kind Words #d55
Kind Words: a new collection of hymns and tunes for sunday schools and the social circle #34Page Scan
School-room Songs #d26
Song-book of the School Room #d56
The Assembly Hymn and Song Collection: designed for use in chapel, assembly, convocation, or general exercises of schools, normals, colleges and universities. (3rd ed.) #167Page Scan
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