There is no flock, however watched and tended

There is no flock, however watched and tended

Author: Henry W. Longfellow
Published in 10 hymnals

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 no flock, however watched and tended
Author: Henry W. Longfellow


There is no flock, however watched and tended. H. W. Longfellow. [Death and Burial.] A cento from his Seaside and Fireside, 1849. --John Julian, Dictionary of Hymnology, Appendix, Part II (1907)



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Christian Praise: a manual of worship for public, social and private devotion #605Page Scan
Hymns for All Christians #L82Page Scan
Lyra Sacra Americana: or, Gems from American Sacred Poetry #d196
Notes of Victory for Sunday Schools (Wherein an endeavor has been made to present the Way to Victory; the Powers of Victory; the Results of Victory) #140Page Scan
Prayers and Hymns for the Church and the Home #d688
Singers and Songs of the Liberal Faith #222Page Scan
Songs of Christian Praise with Music #d552
Songs of the Soul: gathered out of many lands and ages #238Page Scan
Songs of the Unity: a Selection of Lyrics for Public Worhip, with Tunes for Congregational Use #d202
The People's Hymnal: for use in public and social worship #501Page Scan
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