Elliott, Julia Anne, née Marshall, daughter of Mr. John Marshall, of Hallsteads, Ullswater, was married to the Rev. H. V. Elliott (q.v.), in 1833, and died Nov. 3, 1841. Her hymns were contributed to her husband's Psalms & Hymns, 1835, anonymously, but in the Index to the "3rd thousand," 1839, her initials were added. These hymns are eleven in all, and concerning them, Miller has justly said (S. & Songs, p. 482), they
"show a most refined poetical taste, and a special faculty for appreciating and expressing, appropriately, phases of thought and feeling that are beautiful, and that might have escaped common observation."
Of these hymns the best known are, "Hail, thou bright and sacred morn," “On the dewy breath of even,” and "We lo… Go to person page >
We love Thee, Lord! yet not alone. Julia A. Elliott, née Marshall. [Love for Christ.] This appeared in her husband's Psalms & Hymns, 1835, in 6 stanzas of 4 double lines. Although not separately numbered as such, it is really a hymn in two parts, Pt. ii. beginning with st. iv., "We love Thee, Lord! because when we, &c." It has passed into a few collections.
--John Julian, Dictionary of Hymnology (1907)