Harrison, Susanna, invalided from her work as a domestic servant at the age of 20, published Songs in the Night, 1780. This included 133 hymns, and passed through ten editions. She is known by "Begone, my worldly cares, away," and "O happy souls that love the Lord." Born in 1752 and died Aug. 3, 1784.
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Display Title: Say, Is This Wild, Corrupted NationFirst Line: Say, is this wild, corrupted nationTune Title: BENGHAZIAuthor: Susanna HarrisonMeter: 98.98 DSource: Songs in the Night (Ipswich, England: Punchard & Jermyn, 1780)