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The Bible in the cabin by the sea

There is a precious volume all finger worn and old

Author: W. C. Hafley
Tune: [There is a precious volume all finger-worn and old]
Published in 6 hymnals

Author: W. C. Hafley

W. C. Hafley, author, composer and teacher; born in McMinn County, Tenn., Sept. 28th, 1839; educated in the common schools of his native county, but being a great lover of books, earnestly sought to improve himself by the reading of books, spending his evenings studying "Kirkam's Grammar" and the Bible, while listening to his father playing "Arkansaw Traveler," "Fisher's Hornpipe," etc., on a well-worn violin; served in the Confederate Army, but so well had he spent his time with his books in his tent that on his return he was called to take charge of a school, which profession he followed for fifteen years, and in 1883 was elected superintendent of schools in his native county; attended a session of the S.N.M.I., held at Dalton, Ga., the y… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: There is a precious volume all finger worn and old
Title: The Bible in the cabin by the sea
Author: W. C. Hafley
Refrain First Line: 'Tis the old precious Bible



Instances (1 - 6 of 6)Text InfoTune InfoTextScoreFlexScoreAudioPage Scan
Praise and Rejoicing #197Page Scan
Resurrected Songs prepared for the Church #d228
Songs for the Singing, Normal and Literary Schools #d70
Songs of Evangelism: for revival and evangelistic services; Bible schools, young people's meetings, and all occasions of Christian work and worship #38Page Scan
The Best Gospel Songs and their composers #106Page Scan
The Christian Church Hymnal #178Page Scan
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