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'Tis true that the grave is a dreary abode

'Tis true that the grave is a dreary abode

Author: R. W. Cushman
Published in 1 hymnal

Author: R. W. Cushman

Cushman, Robert W. (Woolrich, Maine, April 10, 1800--April 7, 1868, Wakefield, Massachusetts). Baptist preacher and educator. Graduated Columbian College, Washington, D.C., 1825. Ordained as pastor of the Poughkeepsie, New York, Baptist Church in August, 1826. Established the Cushman Collegiate Institute, a school for young ladies, in Philadelphia in 1829. Pastor of Bowdoin Square Baptist Church, Boston, 1841-1847. Served as principal, Mount Vernon Ladies School, Boston, and taught at Newton Theological Institution. Three hymns by Dr. Cushman appeared in Baptist Harmony, 1834: Oh why, ye redeemed, should the breath of the tomb O thou whose wisdom gives a path Lo! on a mount that Burma rears The first of these was included in Cutting… Go to person page >

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First Line: 'Tis true that the grave is a dreary abode
Author: R. W. Cushman