O pray for the sailor, now far on the billow O think of his hardships, temptation and pain

O pray for the sailor, now far on the billow O think of his hardships, temptation and pain

Author: P. H. Brown
Published in 3 hymnals

Author: P. H. Brown

Brown, Phoebe, née Hinsdale. A member of the Congregational body, born at Canaan, Columbia County, New York, May 1, 1783, she was left an orphan when two years old. At nine she fell into the hands of a relative who kept a county gaol. These, says her son, "were years of intense and cruel suffering. The tale of her early life which she has left her children is a narrative of such deprivations, cruel treatment, and toil, as it breaks my heart to read." Escaping from this bondage at 18, she was sought by kind people, and sent for three months to a common school at Claverack, N.Y., where she learned to write, and made profession of faith in Christ. In 1805 she was married to Timothy H. Brown, a painter, and subsequently lived at East Windsor a… Go to person page >

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First Line: O pray for the sailor, now far on the billow O think of his hardships, temptation and pain
Author: P. H. Brown

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Melodies for the Temperance Ship. 5th thousand #d60

Musical Gems. 7th ed. #d61

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Ocean Melodies, and Seamen's Companion #55a

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