Peace, be still

Once upon the heaving stormy ocean

Author: Mary Dana Shindler
Published in 12 hymnals

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 >

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First Line: Once upon the heaving stormy ocean
Title: Peace, be still
Author: Mary Dana Shindler



Instances (1 - 12 of 12)
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Hymns for the Sanctuary and Social Worship: with tunes #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

The Jewelled Crown #d98

The Millennial Harp #d318

The Western Harp: a Collection of Social and Revival Hymns #d154

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