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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)

Timeline

Instances

Instances (1 - 74 of 74)Text InfoTune InfoTextScoreFlexScoreAudioPage Scan
A Companion to the Canadian Sunday School Harp: being a selection of hymns set to music, for Sunday schools and the social circle #19Page Scan
Bright Blossoms of Song #d75
Buds and Blossoms for the Little Ones #d39
Carmina for Social Worship #d194
Carmina for the Sunday School and Social Worship #209Page Scan
Children's Hymnal of the Presbyterian Church in Canada #170Page Scan
Children's Praise #d108
Dainty Songs for Little Lads and Lasses #d82
Everybody's Hymn Book for Church and Home #d231
Garnered Gems of Sunday School Song #159Page Scan
Gems of Song: for the Sunday School #27Page Scan
Glory Bells: a collection of new hymns and new music for Sunday-schools, gospel meetings, revivals, Christian Endeavor societies, Epworth Leagues, etc. #120Page Scan
Gospel Melodies: A Collection of Choice Gospel Songs and Hymsn #170Page Scan
Happy Voices #d146
Heavenward: a choice selection of sacred songs, adapted to the wants of Sunday Schools, Praise Meetings and the Home Circle #123Page Scan
Helping Hands #d54
Hymnal of the Evangelical Church. Word ed. #d579
Hymns and Prayers for Schools #d38
Hymns and Songs for Children's Worship, Together with Selections for Anniversary and Festive Occasions #219Page Scan
Hymns and Tunes for Schools #305Page Scan
Hymns for First-Day Schools #101Page Scan
Hymns for First-Day Schools (Rev. and Enl.) #101Page Scan
Hymns of the Centuries: Sunday School Edition #d193
In Excelsis for School and Chapel #293Page Scan
In Excelsis for School and Chapel. l7th ed. #d184
Infant Praises: a collection of sacred songs, hymns, and music, for use in the Sabbath school primary department #68aPage Scan
Junior Christian Endeavor Songs #47Page Scan
Little Sacred Songs for Little Singers of the primary department of the Sunday school, and for Kindergartens and the home #87Page Scan
Love and Praise #d99
Lutheran Sunday School Hymnal. 9th ed. #d150
Missionary Services and Hymnal: a manual for the use of the Woman's and Young People's Missionary Societies (5th ed.) #123Page Scan
Northfield Hymns for Young People #89Page Scan
Our Sabbath Home Praise Book #d106
Primary School Carols: a Hymnal for the Beginners' and Primary Departments of Sunday Schools #69Page Scan
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 Folks: a collection adapted for the home circle and for primary classes in Sunday schools and day schools: containing a number of carefully selected kindergarten songs #79Page Scan
Songs for Little People. [New ed.] #d40
Songs for Little People: for use in Sunday-School, the kindergarten and the home #111Page Scan
Songs for Little Singers: A Collection of easy pieces for Beginners and Primary Departments of the Sunday School and for use at home #35Page Scan
Songs for Sunday Schools and How to Use Them #138Page Scan
Songs of Praise and Prayer #d217
Sparkling and Bright: a new collection of hymns and tunes for Sunday schools, young people's societies of Christian endeavor and all meetings for praise and worship #86Page Scan
Spicy Breezes: a book of praise for the sabbath-school #158Page Scan
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
The Church Porch, a service book and hymnal for Sunday schools Rev. Ed. #153Page Scan
The Church Porch: a service book and hymnal for Sunday schools #142Page Scan
The Church School Hymnal with Tunes #90Page Scan
The Gospel trumpet: for the use of missionary societies and children's bands #27Page Scan
The Hymns of "Happy Voices" (without music) #d148
The Northfield Hymnal #4 #d221
The Presbyterian Book of Praise: approved and commended by the General Assembly of the Presbyterian Church in Canada, with Tunes #532Page Scan
The Presbyterian Book of Praise: approved and commended by the General Assembly of the Presbyterian Church in Canada; With tunes; Part I. Selections from the Psalter. Part II. The Hymnal, rev, and en. #532Page Scan
The Primary and Junior Hymnal #103Page Scan
The Primary Hymnal #d103
The Primary Sunday School Hymnal #d140
The Prize #d110
The Sabbath Hour #d60
The Sabbath School Melodist #d61
The School Hymnal #270Page Scan
The Sunday School Hymnal: a Collection of Music for Sunday and Week-day Schools #d150
The Sunday School Hymnal: with offices of devotion #299Page Scan
The Sunday School Hymnal: with offices of devotion #299AudioPage Scan
Winnowed Songs for Sunday Schools #135Page Scan
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