The world is glad, the world is bright

The world is glad, the world is bright

Author: Julia Ward Howe
Published in 6 hymnals

Author: Julia Ward Howe

Born: May 27, 1819, New York City. Died: October 17, 1910, Middletown, Rhode Island. Buried: Mount Auburn Cemetery, Cambridge, Massachusetts. Howe, Julia, née Ward, born in New York City in 1819, and married in 1843 the American philanthropist S. G. Howe. She has taken great interest in political matters, and is well known through her prose and poetical works. Of the latter there are Passion Flower, 1854; Words of the Hour, 1856; Later Lyrics, 1866; and From Sunset Ridge, 1896. Her Battle Hymn of the Republic, "eyes have seen the glory of the coming of the Lord," was written in 1861 at the outbreak of the Civil War, and was called forth by the sight of troops for the seat of war, and published in her Later Lyrics, 1806, p. 41. It is f… Go to person page >

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First Line: The world is glad, the world is bright
Author: Julia Ward Howe

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Hymnal for American Youth #54

Sunday School Hymnal: with offices of devotion #d175

The Carol #d199

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The Century Hymnal #60

The Children's Hymnal and Service Book #d164

The Churches of God Hymnal. #d526

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