The sunset of the year

There's an undertone of sighing

Author: Mary A. Lathbury
Published in 4 hymnals

Author: Mary A. Lathbury

Lathbury, Mary Ann, was born in Manchester, Ontario County, New York, Aug. 10, 1841. Miss Lathbury writes somewhat extensively for the American religious periodical press, and is well and favourably known (see the Century Magazine, Jan., 1885, p. 342). Of her hymns which have come into common use we have:— 1. Break Thou the bread of life. Communion with God. A "Study Song" for the Chautauqua Literary and Scientific Circle, written in the summer of 1880. It is in Horder's (Eng.) Congregational Hymns, 1884. 2. Day is dying in the west. Evening. "Written at the request of the Rev. John H. Vincent, D.D., in the summer of 1880. It was a "Vesper Song," and has been frequently used in the responsive services of the Chautauqua Literary and Sc… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: There's an undertone of sighing
Title: The sunset of the year
Author: Mary A. Lathbury
Refrain First Line: Praise the Lord, O field and forest



Instances (1 - 4 of 4)

Forest Songs for Chautauqua Assemblies #d52

Page Scan

The Emory Hymnal #144

The New Era of Song #d153

The White Ribbon Hymnal #d117

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