The old year lies dying

The old year lies dying

Author: Mabel Hay Barrows
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Author: Mabel Hay Barrows

Mabel Hay Barrows Mussey was the daughter of Samuel June Barrows and Isabel Chapin Barrows. Her father was a Unitarian minister, congressman and prison reformer. Her mother was the first woman ophthalmologist and also worked closely with her husband. Mabel was a Greek shcolar, dramatic director, actor and dancer producing and acting in a number of Greek dramas around the country. She married Henry Raymond Mussey in 1905. She compiled the Unitarian hymnal Social Hymns of Brotherhood and Aspiration, intended to be an ecumenical collection of Social Gospel hymns. Dianne Shapiro, from "Barrows family papers, Harvard University" (accessed online at, 12/28/2017) and "Raymond Mussey to Wed Ma… Go to person page >

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First Line: The old year lies dying
Author: Mabel Hay Barrows
Copyright: Public Domain


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