There sprang a tree of deadly name

There sprang a tree of deadly name

Author: L. H. Sigourney
Published in 12 hymnals

Author: L. H. Sigourney

Sigourney, Lydia, née Huntley. This distinguished name stood at the head of the female poets of America a generation ago, and is still well remembered. Born in Norwich, Connecticut, in 1791, she conducted a school in the same town from 1809 to 1814, when she removed to Hartford, where she was married to Charles Sigourney in 1819. Most of her subsequent life was spent at Hartford, and she died there, June 10, 1865. Her first publication was Moral Pieces in Prose and Verse, 1815. This was followed by 58 additional works. A thorough exploration of these, or of such of them are poetical, would be necessary to trace her hymns with accuracy. They, however, are more numerous than important. Many have been used in the older collections; some are… Go to person page >

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First Line: There sprang a tree of deadly name
Author: L. H. Sigourney
Refrain First Line: The Upas tree

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Hymns for Christian Devotion: especially adapted to the Universalist denomination #796

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Hymns for Christian Devotion: especially adapted to the Universalist denomination. (New ed.) #796

Hymns for the Vestry and the Fireside #d303

Melodies for the Temperance Band #d136

Melodies for the Temperance Ship. 5th thousand #d88

Select Hymns #d440

Temperance Hymn Book and Minstrel #d112

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The Baptist Hymn Book: original and selected: in two parts #713

The Musical Fountain #d44

The Musical Fountain, Enlarged #d103

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