Now the days are dark and dreary

Now the days are dark and dreary

Author: Hester P. Hawkins
Published in 4 hymnals

Author: Hester P. Hawkins

Hawkins, Hester P., née Lewis, wife of Joshua Hawkins, of Bedford. In 1885, Mrs. Hawkins published The Home Hymn Book, A Manual of Sacred Song for the Family Circle, London, Novello & Co. To this collection she contributed 7 hymns under the signature of "H. P. H." For home use we know of no book of equal comprehensiveness and merit. The music also is well adapted to the family circle. --John Julian, Dictionary of Hymnology, Appendix, Part II (1907)… Go to person page >

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First Line: Now the days are dark and dreary
Author: Hester P. Hawkins
Language: English
Copyright: Public Domain





HALTON HOLGATE (also called SHARON) is a version of a psalm tune originally composed by William Boyce (b. London, England, 1710; d. Kensington, London, 1779) and published around 1765 in his Collection of Melodies, including tunes by various composers for Christopher Smart's paraphrases of the psalm…

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Instances (1 - 4 of 4)
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The Day School Hymn Book #22

The Home and School Hymnal #316

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The New Children's Hymnal #176

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The School Hymnal #247

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