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The blind bird's nest

Thou who dost build the blind bird's nest

Author: Julia C. R. Dorr
Published in 1 hymnal

Author: Julia C. R. Dorr

Born: Feb­ru­ary 13, 1825, Charles­ton, South Car­o­li­na. Died: Jan­u­a­ry 18, 1913, Rut­land, Ver­mont, at her home, The Ma­ples. Buried: Ev­er­green Cem­e­te­ry, Ru­tland, Ver­mont. Pseudonym: Car­o­line Tho­mas. Daughter of Will­iam Young Rip­ley, Julia lost her mo­ther as a child. In 1830 her fa­ther took her to Ver­mont, where she was ed­u­cat­ed. She be­gan writ­ing po­et­ry at an ear­ly age, but did not publ­ish an­y­thing un­til two years af­ter her 1847 mar­ri­age to Sen­e­ca M. Dorr, a prom­i­nent New York law­yer and bank­er. After her mar­ri­age, Ju­lia con­trib­ut­ed to mag­a­zines, main­ly po­e­try, with an oc­ca­sion­al short sto­ry. She count­ed amon… Go to person page >

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First Line: Thou who dost build the blind bird's nest
Title: The blind bird's nest
Author: Julia C. R. Dorr
Copyright: Public Domain

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The Treasury of American Sacred Song with Notes Explanatory and Biographical #194

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