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The Savior smiles, upon my soul

The Savior smiles, upon my soul

Author: A. L. Hillhouse
Published in 5 hymnals

Author: A. L. Hillhouse

Hillhouse, Augustus Lucas, younger brother of James Hillhouse (commonly known as the poet Hillhouse), was born at New Haven, Connecticut, 1792, and educated at Yale, where he graduated in 1810. For some time he conducted a school in Paris; and died near that city, March 14, 1859. His hymn:— Trembling before Thine awful throne (Joy in the Forgiveness of Sins) was written cir. 1816, and published in the Christian Spectator, New Haven, April, 1822. It is a good hymn, and is in extensive use, but usually in an abbreviated form. The hymn, "Earth has a joy unknown to heaven," found in a few American hymnbooks, begins with st. iii. of this hymn. Original text in Christ in Song, 1870. -- John Julian, Dictionary… Go to person page >

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First Line: The Savior smiles, upon my soul
Author: A. L. Hillhouse
Copyright: Public Domain

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Hymnal Companion to the Prayer Book #434

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Hymns and Songs for Social and Sabbath Worship #317

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Hymns and Songs for Social and Sabbath Worship. (Rev. ed.) #317

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The Baptist Praise Book #653

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The Manual of Praise for Sabbath and Social Worship #268

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