Shout, shout the jubilee

Over the mountain top, over the vale

Author: Mary L. Demarest
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Author: Mary L. Demarest

Demarest, Mary, née Lee, b. at Corton Falls, New York, in 1838, married to Mr. Demarest, and died at Pasadena, California, in 1887. The story of her poem, "I am far frae my hame," which is given as a Sacred Song by I. D. Sankey in his Sacred Songs & Solos, was written in 1861, and printed in The New York Observer. Its history, too long for quotation here, is given in Mr. Sankey's My Life and Sacred Songs, 1906, pp. 161-2. --John Julian, Dictionary of Hymnology, New Supplement (1907)  Go to person page >

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First Line: Over the mountain top, over the vale
Title: Shout, shout the jubilee
Author: Mary L. Demarest

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Sunday School Hymn Book #d338

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