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There is a state unknown, unseen

There is a state unknown, unseen

Author: Jane Taylor
Published in 22 hymnals

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There is a state unknown, unseen,
Where parted souls must be;
And but a step doth lie between
That world of souls and me.

I see no light, I hear no sound,
When midnight shades are spread;
Yet angels pitch their tents around,
And guard my quiet bed.

The things unseen, O God, reveal;
My spirit’s vision clear,
Till I shall feel, and see, and know,
That those I love are near.

Impart the faith that soars on high,
Beyond this earthly strife;
That holds sweet converse with the sky,
And lives eternal life.

Source: A Book of Hymns for Public and Private Devotion (15th ed.) #357

Author: Jane Taylor

Taylor, Jane, the younger of two sisters, was born at London, Sept. 23, 1783. Her gift in writing verse displayed itself at an early age. Her first piece was printed in the Minor's Pocket Book for 1804. Her publications included Display, a tale, 1815; Essays in Rhymes, 1816; and the posthumous work edited by her brother, entitled The Contributions of Q. Q., 1824, being pieces in prose and verse from the Youth's Magazine, to which she had contributed under the signature of "Q. Q." She died at Ongar, Essex, April 13, 1824. Her Memoir and Poetical Remains, were published by her father in 1825. The joint productions of the two sisters, Ann Taylor Gilbert & Jane Taylor, were:-- (1) Original Poems, 1805; (2) Hymns for the Nursery, 1806; (3) Hym… Go to person page >

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First Line: There is a state unknown, unseen
Author: Jane Taylor



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A Book of Hymns for Public and Private Devotion (15th ed.) #357Text
A Book of Hymns for Public and Private Devotion. (10th ed.) #357Page Scan
A Collection of Hymns: Supplementary to the Psalms and Hymns of Dr. Watts #259Page Scan
Hymn and Tune Book for the Church and the Home and Services for Congregational Worship. Rev. ed. #d703
Hymn and Tune Book for the Church and the Home. (Rev. ed.) #842Page Scan
Hymn and Tune Book, for the Church and the Home #658Page Scan
Hymnal Amore Dei #338Page Scan
Hymnal, Amore Dei #338Page Scan
Hymns for Children and Young Persons #d422
Hymns for the Church of Christ (3rd thousand) #807Page Scan
Hymns for the Church of Christ. (6th thousand) #807Page Scan
Hymns of the Church Universal #499Page Scan
Hymns of the Spirit #628Page Scan
Plymouth Collection of Hymns and Tunes; for the use of Christian Congregations #1236Page Scan
Songs in the Night; or Hymns for the Sick and Suffering. 2nd ed. #d171
The Baptist Psalmody: a selection of hymns for the worship of God #672Page Scan
The Book of Praise: or, Hymns for Public and Social Worship #d772
The Gospel Hymnal #d611
The Gospel Psalmist #666Page Scan
The Ideal Song and Hymn Book #d336
The Psalms of Life: A Compilation of Psalms, Hymns, Chants, Anthems, &c. Embodying the Spiritual, Progressive and Reformatory Sentiment of the Present Age #428Page Scan
Unitarian Service Book, and Hymns for Church and Home. Abridged ed. #d428
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