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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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First Line: O holy father just and true
Author: John Greenleaf Whittier

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Christian Hymns for Public and Private Worship #752

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Church Harmonies #835

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Hymns and Anthems adapted for Jewish Worship #96

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Hymns for the Church of Christ (3rd thousand) #435

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Hymns for the Church of Christ. (6th thousand) #435

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Hymns of the Ages (3rd series) #19

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Hymns of the Spirit #259

Mission Songs #d88

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Plymouth Collection of Hymns and Tunes; for the use of Christian Congregations #1035

Prayers and Hymns for the Church and the Home #d465

Songs of the Unity #d140

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The Baptist Hymn and Tune Book #1035

The Book of Praise #d552

The Devotional Hymn Book #d338

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The Harp #932

The Mission Band Hymnal #d48

The Saints' Harp #d602

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