Sparkling and Bright

Author: Mary Dana Shindler

Shindler, Mary Stanley Bunce, née Palmer, better known as Mrs. Dana, was born in Beaufort, South Carolina, Feb. 15, 1810. In 1835 she was married to Charles E. Dana, of New York, and removed with him to Bloomington, now Muscatine, Iowa, in 1838. Mr. Dana died in 1839, and Mrs. Dana returned to South Carolina. Subsequently she was married to the Rev. Robert D. Shindler, who was Professor in Shelby College, Kentucky, in 1851, and afterwards in Texas. Mrs. Shindler, originally a Presbyterian, was for some time an Unitarian; but of late years she has been a member of the Protestant Episcopal Church. As Mary S. B. Dana she published the Southern Harp, 1840, and the Northern Harp, 1841. From these works her hymns have been taken, 8 of which are… Go to person page >

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First Line: Sparkling and bright in its liquid light
Title: Sparkling and Bright
Author: Mary Dana Shindler
Refrain First Line: O then resign your ruby wine



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A Selection of Sacred Songs: for the use of schools and academies #120

Band of Hope Songs #d36

Harmonia Ecclesiae: or, Companion to the Christian Minstrel #d222

Manual of Devotion and Selection of Hymns for ... Girard College for Orphans #d173

Marching Songs for Young Crusaders No. 3 #d35

Melodies for the Temperance Band #d105

Melodies for the Temperance Ship. 5th thousand #d73

Pure Light #d90

Ripples of Song #d54

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Royal Hymnal: for the Sunday School #163

Sabbath School Choir #d74

Select Songs for the Singing Service in the Prayer Meeting and Sunday School #d250

Select Songs for the Sunday School #d254

Sunday School Hymn Book #d385

Temperance Glee Book #d38

Temperance Hymn Book and Minstrel #d99

Temperance Song Herald #d76

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The American School Hymn Book #CIV

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The American School Hymn Book. (New ed.) #CIV

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The American Sunday-School Hymn-Book #413

The Carol #d174

The Church Hymn Book #d878

The Imperial Harmony #d240

The Junior Hymnal #d95

The Mountain Minstrel #d96

The Musical Fountain #d36

The Musical Fountain, Enlarged #d88

The New Temperance Melodist ... for Temperance Organizations in the United States and Canada #d57

The Singing Book for Boys' and Girls' Meetings: a collection of easy songs and tunes #109

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The Song Victor for the Sunday School and Public School Use #12

The Temple Harp #d293

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