Follen, Eliza Lee, née Cabot, a well-known Unitarian writer, daughter of Samuel Cabot, born at Boston, August 15, 1787, and married, in 1828, to Professor Charles Follen, who perished on board the "Lexington," which was burnt on Long Island Sound, Jan. 13,1840. Mrs. Follen died at Brookline, Mass., 1860. She was a voluminous writer. Her Poems were first published at Boston (Crosby & Co.), 1839, and whilst she was in England she issued another volume for children's use, entitled The Lark and the Linnet, in 1854. Both volumes also contain some translations from the German, and versions of a few Psalms.
Her best known hymns are:—
1. How sweet to be allowed to pray. Resignation. Appeared in the Christian Disciple, Sept., 1818,… Go to person page >
Display Title: Praise To God, Oh Let Us RaiseFirst Line: Praise to God; Oh! let us raiseTune Title: NUREMBERGAuthor: Eliza L. FollenMeter: 77.77Source: Hymns for Sunday School by the Boston Sunday School Society, 2nd ed. (Boston: Walt, Greene & Company, 1828)