Harrison, Susanna, invalided from her work as a domestic servant at the age of 20, published Songs in the Night, 1780. This included 133 hymns, and passed through ten editions. She is known by "Begone, my worldly cares, away," and "O happy souls that love the Lord." Born in 1752 and died Aug. 3, 1784.
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Composed by John Darwall (b. Haughton, Staffordshire, England, 1731; d. Walsall, Staffordshire, England, 1789), DARWALL'S 148TH was first published as a setting for Psalm 148 in Aaron William's New Universal Psalmodist (1770) with only soprano and bass parts. The harmonization dates from the ninete…
Display Title: The Triune God AboveFirst Line: The Triune God aboveTune Title: DARWALL'S 148THAuthor: Susanna HarrisonMeter: 66.66.88Source: Songs in the Night (Ipswich, England: Punchard & Jermyn, 1780)