Only this once, the wine cup glowed

Only this once, the wine cup glowed

Author: L. H. Sigourney
Published in 9 hymnals

Author: L. H. Sigourney

Sigourney, Lydia, née Huntley. This distinguished name stood at the head of the female poets of America a generation ago, and is still well remembered. Born in Norwich, Connecticut, in 1791, she conducted a school in the same town from 1809 to 1814, when she removed to Hartford, where she was married to Charles Sigourney in 1819. Most of her subsequent life was spent at Hartford, and she died there, June 10, 1865. Her first publication was Moral Pieces in Prose and Verse, 1815. This was followed by 58 additional works. A thorough exploration of these, or of such of them are poetical, would be necessary to trace her hymns with accuracy. They, however, are more numerous than important. Many have been used in the older collections; some are… Go to person page >

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First Line: Only this once, the wine cup glowed
Author: L. H. Sigourney



Instances (1 - 9 of 9)Text InfoTune InfoTextScoreFlexScoreAudioPage Scan
Hymns for the Vestry and the Fireside #d229
Melodies for the Temperance Ship. 5th thousand #d66
Ocean Melodies, and Seamen's Companion: a collection of hymns and music; for the use of Bethels, Chaplains of the Navy and private devotion of Mariners #37aPage Scan
Select Hymns #d351
Select Hymns: adapted to the devotional exercises of the Baptist denomination (2nd ed.) #499Page Scan
Temperance Hymn Book and Minstrel #d80
Temperance Hymn Book and Minstrel: a collection of hymns, songs and odes for temperance meetings and festivals #10Page Scan
The Baptist Hymn Book: original and selected: in two parts #714Page Scan
The New Brunswick Temperance Songster #d29
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