The turf shall be my fragrant shrine

The turf shall be my fragrant shrine

Author: Thomas Moore
Tune: WAINWRIGHT (R. Wainwright)
Published in 22 hymnals

Author: Thomas Moore

Moore, Thomas, son of John Moore, a small tradesman at Dublin, was born in that city, May 28, 1779, educated at a private school and Trinity College, Dublin; read at the Middle Temple for the Bar; held a post under the Government in Bermuda for a short time, and died Feb. 26, 1852. His Memoirs, Journal, and Correspondence were published by Lord John Russell in 1855. In that work every detail concerning himself and his numerous publications, most of them of high poetical merit, will be found. His connection with hymnody is confined to his Sacred Songs, which were published in 1816, and again in his Collected Works, 1866. These Songs were 32 in all, and were written to popular airs of various nations. Of these Songs the following have passed… Go to person page >

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First Line: The turf shall be my fragrant shrine
Author: Thomas Moore



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American Student Hymnal #d318
Church Harmonies: a collection of hymns and tunes for the use of Congregations #258Page Scan
Family Singing Book. Rev ed. with Supplement #d273
Hymns for Christian Devotion: especially adapted to the Universalist denomination #183Page Scan
Hymns for Christian Devotion: especially adapted to the Universalist denomination. (New ed.) #183Page Scan
Hymns for the Church of Christ (3rd thousand) #196Page Scan
Hymns for the Church of Christ. (6th thousand) #196Page Scan
Hymns, Selected from Various Authors, for the Use of the Unitarian Church in Washington #d139
Melodies of Heaven #d127
Plymouth Collection of Hymns and Tunes; for the use of Christian Congregations #735Page Scan
Prayers and Hymns for the Church and the Home #d671
Progressive Songster #d136
Spiritual Songs of the First National Association of Spiritualists #d112
The Beacon Song and Service book #75
The Christian Melodist, a Collection of Popular Songs, for Use in Public and Social Meetings ... #d320
The Christian Psalmist #d647
The Christian Psalmist (Numeral ed.) 10th ed., 1st rev. ed. #d369
The Gospel Psalmist #122Page Scan
The Lyceum Guide #d57
The Lyceum Guide: a collection of songs, hymns, and chants; lessons, readings, and recitations; marches and calisthenics. (With illustrations.) together with programmes and exercises ... #23Page Scan
The Psalms of Life: A Compilation of Psalms, Hymns, Chants, Anthems, &c. Embodying the Spiritual, Progressive and Reformatory Sentiment of the Present Age #3Page Scan
The Spiritual Harp #d230
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