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O make me a very good child

O make me a very good child

Author: J. P. Morgan
Published in 7 hymnals

Representative Text

1 O, make me a very good child,
My Father in heaven, I ask;
Ne'er let me be careless or wild,
Or consider my lessons a task.
I'll do what my teachers direct--
My gratitude show for their care,
By treating their rules with respect,
And walking each day in thy fear.

Source: Linden Harp: a rare collection of popular melodies adapted to sacred and moral songs, original and selected. Illustrated. Also a manual of... #122b

Author: J. P. Morgan

Virginia Woods, married John Paul Morgan in 1866. Known as Mrs. John P. Morgan. Translated several songs from German and Norwegian. Dianne Shapiro (from email by Ottar Grepstad, General Director, Centre for Norwegian Language and Literature Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: O make me a very good child
Author: J. P. Morgan
Copyright: Public Domain



Instances (1 - 7 of 7)

Hymns for Schools and Families #d358

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Hymns for Schools and Families, Specailly Designed for the Children of the Church #555

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Hymns for Sunday Schools, Youth and Children #139

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Hymns for Sunday Schools, Youth, and Children #139

Linden Harp #d106

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Linden Harp #122b

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