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On eyes that watch through sorrow's night

On eyes that watch through sorrow's night

Author: Frederick Lucian Hosmer
Published in 6 hymnals

Author: Frederick Lucian Hosmer

Hosmer, Frederick Lucian, B.A., was born at Framingham, Mass., in 1840, and educated at Harvard, where he graduated B.A. in 1869. Entering the Unitarian Ministry in 1872 he has held charges in Quincy, Ill., 1872-77; Cleveland, Ohio, 1878-92; St. Louis, 1894-99; and since 1899, at Berkeley, Cal. His Way of Life, 1877, was a compilation of Prayers and Responsive Services for Sunday Schools. Of Unity Hymns and Carols, 1880, he was joint editor with W. C. Gannett and J. V. Blake. His hymns were published jointly by him and W. C. Gannett (q.v.), as The Thought of God in Hymns and Poems (Boston: Little, Brown & Co.), 1st Series, 1885; 2nd Series, 1894. Of his 56 hymns in this work the following have come into common use, for the most part during… Go to person page >

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First Line: On eyes that watch through sorrow's night
Author: Frederick Lucian Hosmer
Language: English
Copyright: Public Domain


BELMONT (Gardiner)

This tune has been mis-attributed to various other composers, but is clearly the work of the above-named composer.

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HUMMEL (Zeuner)



Instances (1 - 6 of 6)

Hymns of Hope and Courage #d64

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Services for Congregational Worship. The New Hymn and Tune Book #211

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Song-Hymnal of Praise and Joy #64

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The Students' Hymnal #181

Unitarian Service Book, and Hymns for Church and Home. Abridged ed. #d342

Unity Hymns and Chorals. Rev and enl. with Service Elements #d225

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