O what can little hands do

O what can little hands do

Author: Grace W. Hinsdale
Published in 74 hymnals

Audio files: MIDI

Author: Grace W. Hinsdale

Hinsdale, Grace Webster, née Haddock, a Congregationalism daughter married to Theodore Hinsdale, a lawyer of New York, in 1850. Mrs. Hinsdale is a contributor to the periodical press, and has published Coming to the King, a Book of Daily Devotion for Children, 1865; republished in England as Daily Devotions for Children, 1867. Her hymns include :— i. From Coming to the King, 1865. 1. A light streams downward from the sky. Heaven. 2. My soul complete in Jesus stands (1855). Safety in Jesus. ii. From Schaff’s Christ in Song, N.Y., 1869. 3. Are there no wounds for me? Passiontide. Written April, 1868. 4. Jesus, the rays divine. Jesus ever present. Written July, 1868. 5. There was no angel 'midst the throng. Jesus, the D… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: O what can little hands do
Author: Grace W. Hinsdale
Meter: 7.6.8.8.6
Copyright: Public Domain

Notes

O what can little hands do? [Value of Little Things.] We find this popular hymn for children in the American Tract Society's Happy Voices, 1865, No. 136, in 5 stanzas of 5 lines, and signed "Farin." --John Julian, Dictionary of Hymnology, Appendix, Part II (1907)

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Bright Blossoms of Song #d75

Buds and Blossoms for the Little Ones #d39

Carmina for Social Worship #d194

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Carmina for the Sunday School and Social Worship #209

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Children's Hymnal of the Presbyterian Church in Canada #170

Children's Praise #d108

Dainty Songs for Little Lads and Lasses #d82

Everybody's Hymn Book for Church and Home #d231

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Garnered Gems of Sunday School Song #159

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Gems of Song: for the Sunday School #27

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Gospel Melodies: A Collection of Choice Gospel Songs and Hymsn #170

Happy Voices #d146

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Heavenward: a choice selection of sacred songs, adapted to the wants of Sunday Schools, Praise Meetings and the Home Circle #123

Helping Hands #d54

Hymnal of the Evangelical Church. Word ed. #d579

Hymns and Prayers for Schools #d38

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Hymns and Tunes for Schools #305

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Hymns for First-Day Schools #101

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Hymns for First-Day Schools (Rev. and Enl.) #101

Hymns of the Centuries: Sunday School Edition #d193

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In Excelsis for School and Chapel #293

In Excelsis for School and Chapel. l7th ed. #d184

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Junior Christian Endeavor Songs #47

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Little Sacred Songs for Little Singers of the primary department of the Sunday school, and for Kindergartens and the home #87

Love and Praise #d99

Lutheran Sunday School Hymnal. 9th ed. #d150

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Northfield Hymns for Young People #89

Our Sabbath Home Praise Book #d106

Sabbath Songs #d121

School Carols #d222

Selected Songs: for the Primary Dept. of the Market Square Presbyterian Sunday School, Harrisburg, Pa. #d75

Songs for Little People. [New ed.] #d40

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Songs for Little People: for use in Sunday-School, the kindergarten and the home #111

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Songs for Sunday Schools and How to Use Them #138

Songs of Praise and Prayer #d217

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Spicy Breezes: a book of praise for the sabbath-school #158

Sunday School Hymnal #d315

Sunny Songs for Little Folks No.l #d39

Sunny-side Songs for Sunday Schools #d137

The Book of Praise #780

The Book of Worship #d400

The Call to Praise #d97

The Call to Praise, a Hymnal for Children's Division #d88

The Canadian Sunday School Harp #d116

The Children's Church #d111

The Children's Hymnal and Service Book #d140

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The Church Porch, a service book and hymnal for Sunday schools Rev. Ed. #153

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The Church Porch: a service book and hymnal for Sunday schools #142

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The Church School Hymnal with Tunes #90

The Hymns of "Happy Voices" (without music) #d148

The Northfield Hymnal #4 #d221

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The Presbyterian Book of Praise: approved and commended by the General Assembly of the Presbyterian Church in Canada, with Tunes #532

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The Primary and Junior Hymnal #103

The Primary Hymnal #d103

The Primary Sunday School Hymnal #d140

The Prize #d110

The Sabbath Hour #d60

The Sabbath School Melodist #d61

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The School Hymnal #270

The Sunday School Hymnal: a Collection of Music for Sunday and Week-day Schools #d150

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The Sunday School Hymnal: with offices of devotion #299

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The Sunday School Hymnal: with offices of devotion #299

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Winnowed Songs for Sunday Schools #135

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