Mit den Augen leit' ich dich

Author: Nathaniel Niles

Franck Nathaniel Niles USA 1835-1917. Born at South Kingstown, RI, grandson of Rv Nathaniel Niles, he was educated at Philips Andover Academy for the legal profession and admitted to the NY Bar in 1857. He practiced law at Providence, RI and in New York City. In the 1870s he was living in Morristown, NJ. In 1872 he served as speaker of the NJ state assembly. He published a plan in 1868 for the “Construction of a ship canal between the Atlantic and Pacific Oceans, Central America”. In 1879 he became Government Director of the Union Pacific Railroad. He was also made President of Tradesman’s National Bank of New York City. Information found says he and his wife (unnamed) had a son, Alex. His hymn was written while traveling in… Go to person page >

Translator: W. Rauschenbusch

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Text Information

First Line: Teures Wort in dunklen Zeiten
Title: Mit den Augen leit' ich dich
English Title: Precious Promise
Author: Nathaniel Niles
Translator: W. Rauschenbusch
Language: German
Refrain First Line: Fürchte nichts, denn ich bin bei dir
Publication Date: 1897
Copyright: Public Domain



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Evangelischer Liederschatz #325

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Evangeliums-Lieder 1 und 2 (Gospel Hymns) #224

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Evangeliums-Lieder 1 und 2 #224

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Gemeinschafts-Lieder. 7th ed. #169

Singet dem Herrn; Liederbuch fuer Jugendvereine und Sonntagschulen #d147

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