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Selige Kindschaft

Oft, hab' ich gewünschet: Ach, hätt' ich mit euch

Author: Jemima Luke; Translator: P. Haering
Tune: SWEET STORY (12333)
Published in 2 hymnals

Author: Jemima Luke

Luke, Jemima Thompson, the wife of Rev. Samuel Luke, an Independent minister of England, was the daughter of Thomas 422 Thompson, a philanthropist, and was born at Colebrook Terrace, Islington, August 19, 1813. When only thirteen years of age she began writing for the Juvenile Magazine. She published a volume titled The Female Jesuit in 1851 and A Memoir of Eliza Ann Harris, of Clifton, in 1859, but her name is known to the Christian world almost wholly through the one hymn found in this volume. Mrs. Luke died February 2, 1906. I think when I read that sweet 682 Hymn Writers of the Church, 1915, Charles Nutter… Go to person page >

Translator: P. Haering

(no biographical information available about P. Haering.) Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Oft, hab' ich gewünschet: Ach, hätt' ich mit euch
Title: Selige Kindschaft
English Title: Sweet Story (I think when I read that sweet story of old)
Author: Jemima Luke
Translator: P. Haering
Language: German
Copyright: Public Domain



This is very similar to SALAMIS (12323), but the contour of the melody is strikingly different in the second phrase.

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Instances (1 - 2 of 2)
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Liederlust und Psalter #84

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Liederlust und Psalter mit Anhang #84

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