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We laid him down with sighs and tears

Author: Elizabeth Harcourt Mitchell

Mitchell, Elizabeth Harcourt, née Rolls, daughter of John E. W. Rolls, of the Hendre, Monmouth, was b. Dec. 15, 1833, and married to F. J. Mitchell, of Llanfrechfa Grange, Caerleon, Monmouthshire, in 1860. Mrs. Mitchell's prose works, published by Masters, Hayes, and the Society from Promoting Christian Knowledge number about 20. Her poetical works are First Fruits, Wild Thyme, The Ballad of the Battle of Trafalgar. To Mrs. Brock's Children's Hymn Book, 1881, she contributed the following:— 1. As Hebrew children strewed their palms. Church Decorators. 2. In the desert all alone. St. John Baptist. 3. King of glory, Saviour dear. Martyrs. 4. Come to the Manger in Bethlehem. Christmas Carol. 5. Good news from the hills of J… Go to person page >

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First Line: We laid him down with sighs and tears
Author: Elizabeth Harcourt Mitchell
Refrain First Line: O joy, joy, joy, a night of sorrow
Copyright: Public Domain

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