Story of the raindrops

One day the little drops of rain

Author: Eliza E. Hewitt
Published in 3 hymnals

Author: Eliza E. Hewitt

Pseudonym: Li­die H. Ed­munds. Eliza Edmunds Hewitt was born in Philadelphia 28 June 1851. She was educated in the public schools and after graduation from high school became a teacher. However, she developed a spinal malady which cut short her career and made her a shut-in for many years. During her convalescence, she studied English literature. She felt a need to be useful to her church and began writing poems for the primary department. she went on to teach Sunday school, take an active part in the Philadelphia Elementary Union and become Superintendent of the primary department of Calvin Presbyterian Church. Dianne Shapiro, from "The Singers and Their Songs: sketches of living gospel hymn writers" by Charles Hutchinson Gabriel (… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: One day the little drops of rain
Title: Story of the raindrops
Author: Eliza E. Hewitt
Refrain First Line: Pitter, patter



Instances (1 - 3 of 3)
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Garnered Gems of Sunday School Song #94

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Special Songs and Services for Primary and Intermediate Classes #2

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Zion's Praises (1st ed.) #203

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