Leeson, Jane E.. The earliest work by Miss Leeson with which we are acquainted is her Infant Hymnings. Then followed Hymns and Scenes of Childhood, or A Sponsor's Gift (London, James Burns; Nottingham, Dearden), 1842, in which the Infant Hymnings were incorporated. Concerning Pt. ii. of the Hymns and Scenes, &c, Miss Leeson says, "For the best of the Poems in the second part, the Writer is indebted to a friend." In the Rev. Henry Formby's Catholic Hymns arranged in order for the principal Festivals, Feasts of Saints, and other occasions of Devotion throughout the Year, London, Burns and Lambert, N.D. , "Imprimatur, N. Cardinalis Wiseman, May 3rd, 1853," her translation of Victimae Paschali (“Christ the Lord is risen to-day"), and he… Go to person page >
Their hearts shall not be moved. Jane E. Leeson. [Ps. cxxv.] Published in her Hymns and Scenes of Childhood, 1842, No. 57, in 6 stanzas of 6 lines. In the Leeds Hymn Book, 1853, No. 174, stanzas i.-iii. are given in an altered form, and opening with the same first line. These alterations were made by G. Rawson. This text was repeated in the Baptist Psalms & Hymns, 1858, and other collections in Great Britain and America, and is that in common use.