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Peace, Be Still

Author: Mary Dana Shindler

Shindler, Mary Stanley Bunce, née Palmer, better known as Mrs. Dana, was born in Beaufort, South Carolina, Feb. 15, 1810. In 1835 she was married to Charles E. Dana, of New York, and removed with him to Bloomington, now Muscatine, Iowa, in 1838. Mr. Dana died in 1839, and Mrs. Dana returned to South Carolina. Subsequently she was married to the Rev. Robert D. Shindler, who was Professor in Shelby College, Kentucky, in 1851, and afterwards in Texas. Mrs. Shindler, originally a Presbyterian, was for some time an Unitarian; but of late years she has been a member of the Protestant Episcopal Church. As Mary S. B. Dana she published the Southern Harp, 1840, and the Northern Harp, 1841. From these works her hymns have been taken, 8 of which are… Go to person page >

Author: W. W. Bailey

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Text Information

First Line: Once upon the heaving [stormy] ocean
Title: Peace, Be Still
Author: Mary Dana Shindler
Author: W. W. Bailey
Language: English
Refrain First Line: "Peace be still!"
Publication Date: 1892
Copyright: Public Domain



Instances (1 - 13 of 13)
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A Companion to the Canadian Sunday School Harp #206

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Gleanings of Sacred Song #122

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Hymns for the Sanctuary and Social Worship #252

Sabbath School Trumpet #d68

Songs for Young and Old #d116

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The Baptist Praise Book #310

The Canadian Sunday School Harp #d119

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The Chorus #H75

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The Jewelled Crown #36

The Millennial Harp #d318

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The Minstrel of Zion #135

The Western Harp #d154

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