The snow has come o'er field and hill

The snow has come o'er field and hill

Author: Washington Very
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Author: Washington Very

Very, Washington, brother of Jones Very, was born at Salem, Massachusetts, Nov. 12, 1815. After following mercantile pursuits for some time, he entered Harvard College, and graduated there in 1843. Subsequently he conducted a private school in Salem, where he died April 28, 1853. Putnam gives three of Very's poetical pieces in his Singers and Songs, &c, 1874, one of which, "There cometh o’er the spirit" (Spring), appeared in Longfellow and Johnson's Book of Hymns, 1816. --John Julian, Dictionary of Hymnology (1907)  Go to person page >

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Author: Washington Very

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