The blind man, in his darkness

The blind man, in his darkness

Author: Cecil Frances Alexander
Published in 5 hymnals

Author: Cecil Frances Alexander

Alexander, Cecil Frances, née Humphreys, second daughter of the late Major John Humphreys, Miltown House, co. Tyrone, Ireland, b. 1823, and married in 1850 to the Rt. Rev. W. Alexander, D.D., Bishop of Derry and Raphoe. Mrs. Alexander's hymns and poems number nearly 400. They are mostly for children, and were published in her Verses for Holy Seasons, with Preface by Dr. Hook, 1846; Poems on Subjects in the Old Testament, pt. i. 1854, pt. ii. 1857; Narrative Hymns for Village Schools, 1853; Hymns for Little Children, 1848; Hymns Descriptive and Devotional, 1858; The Legend of the Golden Prayers 1859; Moral Songs, N.B.; The Lord of the Forest and his Vassals, an Allegory, &c.; or contributed to the Lyra Anglicana, the S.P.C.K. Psalms and Hym… Go to person page >

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First Line: The blind man, in his darkness
Author: Cecil Frances Alexander
Copyright: Public Domain

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The blind man in his darkness. Cecil F. Alexander. [Blind Bartimmus.] From her Narrative Hymns , 1853, No. xiii., into several collections, including the Sunday School Hymnary, 1905, and others.

--John Julian, Dictionary of Hymnology, New Supplement (1907)

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Instances

Instances (1 - 5 of 5)Text InfoTune InfoTextScoreFlexScoreAudioPage Scan
A New Service and Tune Book for Sunday Schools. New ed. #d121
New Service and Tune Book for Sunday School #d119
Prayer and Praise Book #d153
Sunday School Hymns #d137
The School Hymnal #63Page Scan



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