The prodigal with streaming eyes

The prodigal with streaming eyes

Author: L. H. Sigourney
Published in 26 hymnals

Author: L. H. Sigourney

Sigourney, Lydia, née Huntley. This distinguished name stood at the head of the female poets of America a generation ago, and is still well remembered. Born in Norwich, Connecticut, in 1791, she conducted a school in the same town from 1809 to 1814, when she removed to Hartford, where she was married to Charles Sigourney in 1819. Most of her subsequent life was spent at Hartford, and she died there, June 10, 1865. Her first publication was Moral Pieces in Prose and Verse, 1815. This was followed by 58 additional works. A thorough exploration of these, or of such of them are poetical, would be necessary to trace her hymns with accuracy. They, however, are more numerous than important. Many have been used in the older collections; some are… Go to person page >

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First Line: The prodigal with streaming eyes
Author: L. H. Sigourney

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A New and Choice Selection of Hymns for Social Worship and Pravate Devotion #d92

Camp Meeting Hymn Book #d122

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Hymn-Book of the Evangelical Association #273

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Hymnal of the Methodist Episcopal Church #414

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Hymnal of the Methodist Episcopal Church #414

Hymns of Zion #d198

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Hymns: selected and original, for public and private worship (60th ed., 1st rev. ed.) #205

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New Union Hymns #456

Prison Hymn Book #d332

Select Hymns #d432

The Christian Companion; or, Camp-Meeting Hymn Book #d80

The Evangelical Hymn and Tune Book #d707

The New and Improved Camp Meeting Hymn Book: Being a Choice Collection of Hymns. 4th ed. #d121

Village Hymns #d542

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