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

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Children's Praise #30

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Garnered Gems of Sunday School Song #111

Happy Day #d129

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Hymns New and Old, No. 2: for use in gospel meetings and other religious services #154

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Life-Time Hymns #273a

Living Praise #d201

Love and Praise #d136

Lyra Sacra Americana: or, Gems from American Sacred Poetry #d193

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Minnetonka Songs: for Sabbath Schools, compiled especially for the Minnetonka Sabbath-School Assembly #81

Sacred Lyrics #d139

Sacred Songs for Church and Home #d493

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Singers and Songs of the Liberal Faith #217

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Songs of Beulah : A New Collection of Music for Sunday Schools, Families and Devotional Meetings #91

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Songs of the Soul: gathered out of many lands and ages #217

Sunday Hymns: Selected from Heber, Sigourney, Howitt, & Others #d35

The Carol #d114

The Charm #d88

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The Palm: a collection of sacred music, for choirs, singing schools and conventions #375b

The Sabbath Hour #d81

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The Shining River: a collection of new music for Sunday schools #143

The Tabernacle #d320

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The Treasury of American Sacred Song with Notes Explanatory and Biographical #36

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The Tree of Life: for Sunday Schools and Gospel Meetings #159

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Towner's Male Choir Nos. 1, 2, 3, 4 Combined #96

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