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The reaper and the flowers

Author: Henry W. Longfellow

Longfellow, Henry Wadsworth , D.C.L. was born at Portland, Maine, Feb. 27, 1807, and graduated at Bowdoin College, 1825. After residing in Europe for four years to qualify for the Chair of Modern Languages in that College, he entered upon the duties of the same. In 1835 he removed to Harvard, on his election as Professor of Modern Languages and Belles-Lettres. He retained that Professorship to 1854. His literary reputation is great, and his writings are numerous and well known. His poems, many of which are as household words in all English-speaking countries, display much learning and great poetic power. A few of these poems and portions of others have come into common use as hymns, but a hymn-writer in the strict sense of that term he… Go to person page >

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First Line: There is a reaper whose name is death
Title: The reaper and the flowers
Author: Henry W. Longfellow



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Alexander's Male Choir #d40
Brightest Glory: a collection of choice original hymns and tunes, by our best composers, for the Sunday schools, young people's meetings, and all religious gatherings #141Page Scan
Children's Praise #30Page Scan
Choral Echoes from the Church of God in All Ages: a collection of hymns and tunes adapted to all occasions of social worship #T43Page Scan
Choral Echoes from the Church of God in All Ages: a collection of hymns and tunes adapted to all occasions of social worship #293Page Scan
Garnered Gems of Sunday School Song #111Page Scan
Glory Bells: a collection of new hymns and new music for Sunday-schools, gospel meetings, revivals, Christian Endeavor societies, Epworth Leagues, etc. #157Page Scan
Happy Day #d129
Hymns New and Old, No. 2: for use in gospel meetings and other religious services #154Page Scan
Life-Time Hymns #273aPage Scan
Living Praise #d201
Love and Praise #d136
Lyra Sacra Americana: or, Gems from American Sacred Poetry #d193
Minnetonka Songs: for Sabbath Schools, compiled especially for the Minnetonka Sabbath-School Assembly #81Page Scan
New pearls of song : a choice collection for Sabbath schools and the home circle #157aPage Scan
Palmer's Sabbath School Songs: to which is added an extensive collection of standard and well-known Sunday school hymns #63bPage Scan
Peerless Praise : a collection of hymns and music for the Sabbath school, with a complete department of elementary instruction in the theory and pract #81Page Scan
Sacred Lyrics #d139
Sacred Songs for Church and Home #d493
Singers and Songs of the Liberal Faith #217Page Scan
Songs for the Sabbath School and Vestry: designed especially for the Sabbath school and concert. With original and selected music #110bPage Scan
Songs of Beulah : A New Collection of Music for Sunday Schools, Families and Devotional Meetings #91Page Scan
Songs of the Soul: gathered out of many lands and ages #217Page Scan
Sunday Hymns: Selected from Heber, Sigourney, Howitt, & Others #d35
The Carol #d114
The Charm #d88
The Palm: a collection of sacred music, for choirs, singing schools and conventions #375bPage Scan
The Sabbath Hour #d81
The Shining River: a collection of new music for Sunday schools #143Page Scan
The Tabernacle #d320
The Treasury of American Sacred Song with Notes Explanatory and Biographical #36Page Scan
The Tree of Life: for Sunday Schools and Gospel Meetings #159Page Scan
Towner's Male Choir Nos. 1, 2, 3, 4 Combined #96Page Scan
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