We come in childhood's innocence

We come in childhood's innocence

Author: Thomas Gray
Published in 13 hymnals

Author: Thomas Gray

Born: February 14, 1803, Jamaica Plain, Roxbury, Massachusetts. Died: March 6, 1849, Boston, Massachusetts. Gray, Thomas, jun., M.D., was b. at Jamaica Plain Roxbury, Massachusetts, Feb. 4, 1803, and educated at Harvard College, where he graduated in 1823. After visiting England and the Continent ho took his M.D. in 1827, and commenced the practice of medicine in Boston, U.S.A. He subsequently exchanged the practice of medicine for that of chemistry. He died in Boston, March 6, 1849. His hymns were mainly written for children, and for occasional services. They are of more than ordinary merit, and are much used by the Unitarians, of which body Dr. Gray was a member. They include:— 1. Good-night, good-night, our song is said. Ev… Go to person page >

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First Line: We come in childhood's innocence
Author: Thomas Gray



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A Service Book: with a selection of tunes and hymns for Sabbath schools (6th ed.) #162aPage Scan
Boston Sunday School Hymn Book. 5th ed. #d119
Chapel Gems: Enlarged Edition #d100
Hymn, Tune, and Service Book for Sunday Schools #38Page Scan
Praise in Song #d213
Singers and Songs of the Liberal Faith #177Page Scan
Songs of Joy #d133
Sunday School Service Book and Hymnal #74Page Scan
The Boston Sunday School Hymn Book: with devotional exercises. (Rev. ed.) #2Page Scan
The Chapel Hymn Book (4th ed.) #d394
The Chapel Hymn Book. 5th ed. #d386
The Golden Harp #d363
Youthful Voices #d232
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