Fading flowers

The vernal flowers their beauties spread

Author: William Hunter
Published in 9 hymnals

Author: William Hunter

Hunter, William, D.D, son of John Hunter, was born near Ballymoney, County Antrim, Ireland, May 26, 1811. He removed to America in 1817, and entered Madison College in 1830. For some time he edited the Conference Journal, and the Christian Advocate. In 1855 he was appointed Professor of Hebrew in Alleghany College: and subsequently Minister of the Methodist Episcopal Church, at Alliance, Stark Country, Ohio. He died in 1877. He edited Minstrel of Zion, 1845; Select Melodies, 1851; and Songs of Devotion, 1859. His hymns, over 125 in all, appeared in these works. Some of these have been translated into various Indian languages. The best known are :— 1. A home in heaven; what a joyful thought. Heaven a Home. From his Minstrel of Zion, 1… Go to person page >

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First Line: The vernal flowers their beauties spread
Title: Fading flowers
Author: William Hunter

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Early Western Pennsylvanian Hymns and Hymn Tunes 1816-1846 #d11
Select Melodies; Comprising the Best Hymns and Spiritual Songs in Common Use, and not generally found in standard church hymn-books: as also a number of original pieces, and translations from...German #227Page Scan
The American Vocalist: a selection of tunes, anthems, sentences, and hymns, old and new: designed for the church, the vestry, or the parlor; adapted to every variety of metre in common use. (Rev. ed.) #306aPage Scan
The Carol #d111
The Minstrel of Zion: a book of religious songs, accompanied with appropriate music, chiefly original #15Page Scan
The Sacred Minstrel #d94
The Wesleyan Minstrel: a Collection of Hymns and Tunes. 2nd ed. #6Page Scan
The Wesleyan Sacred Harp: a collection of choice tunes and hymns for prayer class and camp meetings, choirs and congregational singing #44Page Scan
The Wesleyan Sacred Harp: a collection of choice tunes and hymns for prayer class, and camp meetings, choirs, and congregational singing #44Page Scan



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