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'Twas in the east, the mystic east

'Twas in the east, the mystic east

Author: Frederick Henry Hedge
Published in 3 hymnals

Author: Frederick Henry Hedge

Hedge, Frederick Henry, D.D., son of Professor Hedge of Harvard College, was born at Cambridge, Massachusetts, 1805, and educated in Germany and at Harvard. In 1829 he became pastor of the Unitarian Church, West Cambridge. In 1835 he removed to Bangor, Maine; in 1850 to Providence, and in 1856 to Brookline, Mass. He was appointed in 1857, Professor of Ecclesiastical History at Cambridge (U.S.), and in 1872, Professor of German Literature at Harvard. Dr. Hedge is one of the editors of the Christian Examiner, and the author of The Prose Writers of Germany, and other works. In 1853 he edited, with Dr. F. D. Huntington, the Unitarian Hymns for the Church of Christ, Boston Crosby, Nichols & Co. To that collection and the supplement (1853) he con… Go to person page >

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First Line: 'Twas in the east, the mystic east
Author: Frederick Henry Hedge

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Hymns for the Church of Christ (3rd thousand) #234

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Hymns for the Church of Christ. (6th thousand) #234

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Singers and Songs of the Liberal Faith #208

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