Oh, endless theme of ne’er ceasing song

Author: Anson D. F. Randolph

Randolph, Anson Davis Fete, was born at Woodbridge, New Jersey, Oct. 18, 1820, and subsequently became a publisher and bookseller in New York. His Hopefully Waiting and other Verses were published in 1861. His hymn "Weary, Lord, of struggling here" (Desiring to Depart), was written in 1849, and first printed in the New York Independent. It was repeated in his Hopefully Waiting, &c, 1867, and is in a few collections. [Rev. F. M. Bird, M.A.] --John Julian, Dictionary of Hymnology (1907)  Go to person page >

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First Line: Oh, endless theme of ne’er ceasing song
Author: Anson D. F. Randolph
Language: English
Copyright: Public Domain

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RUSSIAN HYMN

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