Now is the seed time, God alone

Now is the seed time, God alone

Author: John Greenleaf Whittier
Published in 11 hymnals

Author: John Greenleaf Whittier

Whittier, John Greenleaf, the American Quaker poet, was born at Haverhill, Massachusetts, Dec. 17, 1807. He began life as a farm-boy and shoemaker, and subsequently became a successful journalist, editor and poet. In 1828 he became editor of the American Manufacturer (Boston), in 1830 of the New England Review, and an 1836 (on becoming Secretary to the American Anti-Slavery Society) of the Pennsylvania Freeman. He was also for some time, beginning with 1847, the corresponding editor of the National Era. In 1840 he removed to Amesbury, Massachusetts, where most of his later works have been written. At the present time [1890] he lives alternately at Amesbury and Boston. His first poetical piece was printed in the Newburyport Free Press in 182… Go to person page >

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First Line: Now is the seed time, God alone
Author: John Greenleaf Whittier

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Instances (1 - 11 of 11)
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Children's Praise: a book of prayers and hymns for the children of the church #129

Hymn and Tune Book for the Church and the Home and Services for Congregational Worship. Rev. ed. #d437

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Hymn and Tune Book for the Church and the Home. (Rev. ed.) #688

Hymns of Devotion #d131

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Hymns of the Spirit #683

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National Hymn and Tune Book: for congregations, schools and the home #12

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Sacred Songs For Public Worship: a hymn and tune book #40

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Song-Hymnal of Praise and Joy, a selection of spiritual songs, old and new #317

Unity Hymns and Chorals. Rev and enl. with Service Elements #d179

Universal Hymns Compiled for the North End Union #d105

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