O holy father just and true

O holy father just and true

Author: John Greenleaf Whittier
Published in 17 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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Author: John Greenleaf Whittier



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Christian Hymns for Public and Private Worship: a collection compiled by a committee of the Cheshire Pastoral Association (11th ed.) #752Page Scan
Church Harmonies: a collection of hymns and tunes for the use of Congregations #835Page Scan
Hymns and Anthems adapted for Jewish Worship #96Page Scan
Hymns for the Church of Christ (3rd thousand) #435Page Scan
Hymns for the Church of Christ. (6th thousand) #435Page Scan
Hymns of the Ages (3rd series) #19Page Scan
Hymns of the Spirit #259Page Scan
Mission Songs: for the Use of Missionary Assemblies. 6th ed. #d88
Plymouth Collection of Hymns and Tunes; for the use of Christian Congregations #1035Page Scan
Prayers and Hymns for the Church and the Home #d465
Songs of the Unity: a Selection of Lyrics for Public Worhip, with Tunes for Congregational Use #d140
The Baptist Hymn and Tune Book: being "The Plymouth Collection" enlarged and adapted to the use of Baptist churches #1035Page Scan
The Book of Praise: or, Hymns for Public and Social Worship #d552
The Devotional Hymn Book #d338
The Harp #932Page Scan
The Mission Band Hymnal #d48
The Saints' Harp #d602
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