Scudder, Eliza , niece of Dr. E. H. Sears, (q.v.), was born in Boston, U.S.A., Nov. 14,1821, and now (1888) lives in Salem, Massachusetts. Formerly an Unitarian, she some time ago joined the Protestant Episcopal Church. Her hymns in common use are:—
1. From past regret and present[faithlessness] feebleness . Repentance. In the Quiet Hours, Boston, 1875.
2. I cannot find Thee! Still on restless pinion . Seeking after God. Appeared in Longfellow and Johnson's Unitarian Hymns of the Spirit, 1864.
3. In Thee my powers and treasures live. Faith.
4. Life of our life, and light of all our seeing! Prayer. In the Boston Quiet Hours, 1875.
5. The day is done; the weary day of thought and toil is past. Evening. In Sermons and Son… Go to person page >
MANOAH was first published in Henry W. Greatorex's Collection of Psalm and Hymn Tunes (1851). This anthology (later editions had alternate titles) contained one of the best tune collections of its era and included thirty-seven original compositions and arrangements by compiler Greatorex as well as m…
Display Title: Thou Grace Divine, Encircling AllFirst Line: Thou grace divine, encircling allTune Title: ABIDING GRACEAuthor: Eliza ScudderMeter: CMSource: Pictures of the Olden Time, as Shown in the Fortunes of a Family of Pilgrims, by her uncle Edmund H. Sears, 1857