Livermore, Sarah White, aunt of A. A. Livermore (q.v.), was born at Wilton, New Hampshire, July 20, 1789; and died there July 3, 1874, having spent most of her life as a Teacher. Two hymns were contributed by her to the Cheshire P. A.'s Christian Hymns, 1844:—
(1) Glory to God, and peace on earth, Christmas. (2) Our pilgrim brethren, dwelling far. Missions. She wrote many others, of which two are given in Putnam's Singers and Songs of the Liberal Faith, 1875.
--John Julian, Dictionary of Hymnology (1907)
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MANOAH was first published in Henry W. Greatorex's Collection of Psalm and Hymn Tunes (1851). This anthology (later editions had alternate titles) contained one of the best tune collections of its era and included thirty-seven original compositions and arrangements by compiler Greatorex as well as m…
Display Title: Our Pilgrim Brethren, Dwelling FarFirst Line: Our pilgrim brethren dwelling farTune Title: MANOAHAuthor: Sarah W. LivermoreMeter: CMSource: Cheshire Pastoral Association's Christian Hymns for Public and Private Worship, 1844