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My soul were [was] dark but for the golden light

My soul were [was] dark but for the golden light

Author: William Croswell
Published in 2 hymnals

Author: William Croswell

Crosswell, William, D.D., was born at Hudson, N.Y., Nov. 7, 1804; graduated at Yale College, 1822; entered for a time upon law studies, but eventually he entered Hartford College as a Theological Student, and then took Holy Orders in the Protestant Episcopal Church in 1829. In 1829 he became Rector of Christ Church, Boston; in 1840, of St. Peter's, Auburn, New York; and in 1844, of the Church of the Advent, Boston. Died suddenly at Boston, Nov. 9, 1851. Whilst at Hartford he assisted, during 1827-28, in editing The Watchman, and contributed to it many of his poetical pieces. His Memoir was written by his father, the Rev. Dr. Crosswell, of New Haven; and his Poems, collected by his father, were edited, with a short Memoir, by Dr. (now Bis… Go to person page >

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First Line: My soul were [was] dark but for the golden light
Author: William Croswell
Copyright: Public Domain

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A Selection of Sacred Songs. 2nd ed. #129

Songs for the School Room #d70

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