Just one drop

There is poison in the cup

Author: Josephine Pollard
Published in 2 hymnals

Author: Josephine Pollard

Josephine Pollard USA 1834-1892. Born at NYC, NY, one of seven children and daughter of an architect, she attended an exclusive girls school, Spingler Institute, and was a lifelong member of the Presbyterian Church. She was a founding member of the professional women’s club, Sorosis. She never married. She became an author, poet, and hymnist, writing many children’s books and for children’s magazines, including Harper’s, Scribner’s, and the New York Ledger. She wrote 44 books, mostly religious, for children, but also about history, birds, sports and games, and adventure stories. She also wrote 100+ hymn lyrics as well. She worked as an editor for the Sunday School Times and for the Methodist Book Concern, where she edited… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: There is poison in the cup
Title: Just one drop
Author: Josephine Pollard
Refrain First Line: No, no, no, never, never, never
Copyright: Public Domain



Instances (1 - 2 of 2)

The Musical Fountain, Enlarged #d101

The Red Bird #d29

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