Now one day's journey less divides. Charlotte Elliott. [Evening.] 1st published in her brother's Psalms & Hymns, 2nd thousand, 1836-7, in 6 stanzas of 4 lines, as an Evening Hymn. In 1839 Miss Elliott rewrote the original stanzas, added four thereto, and included the 10 stanzas as the hymn for Tuesday evening in her Hymns for a Week, which were published in 1842. This full text is given in Snepp's Songs of Grace & Glory, 1872. The 1836-7 stanzas are i., ii., iv., v., vi., x., and the 1839 stanzas, iii., vii., viii., ix. No. 437 in the Presbyterian Selection of Hymns, Philadelphia, 1861, is from this revised text, but slightly altered.
--John Julian, Dictionary of Hymnology (1907)
|Instances (1 - 4 of 4)||Title||First Line||Tune||Tune Key||Author||Meter||Scripture||Date||Subject||Source|
|A Collection of Psalms, Hymns and Spiritual Songs; suited to the various kinds of Christian worship; and especially designed for and adapted to the Fraternity of the Brethren... #707||Now one day's journey less divides||Now one day's journey less divides||1867|
|A Collection of Spiritual Hymns: adapted to the Various Kinds of Christian Worship, and especially designed for the use of the Brethren in Christ. 2nd ed. #538||Now one day's journey less divides||Now one day's journey less divides||Charlotte Elliott||1876|
|A Selection of Hymns: designed as a supplement to the "psalms and hymns" of the Presbyterian church #437||Now one day's journey less divides||Now one day's journey less divides||1861||Private Devotion ||
|Bible School Echoes, and Sacred Hymns #d123||Now one day's journey less divides||Now one day's journey less divides||Charlotte Elliott||1880|