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We pray no more, made lowly wise

Author: Frederick Lucian Hosmer

Hosmer, Frederick Lucian, B.A., was born at Framingham, Mass., in 1840, and educated at Harvard, where he graduated B.A. in 1869. Entering the Unitarian Ministry in 1872 he has held charges in Quincy, Ill., 1872-77; Cleveland, Ohio, 1878-92; St. Louis, 1894-99; and since 1899, at Berkeley, Cal. His Way of Life, 1877, was a compilation of Prayers and Responsive Services for Sunday Schools. Of Unity Hymns and Carols, 1880, he was joint editor with W. C. Gannett and J. V. Blake. His hymns were published jointly by him and W. C. Gannett (q.v.), as The Thought of God in Hymns and Poems (Boston: Little, Brown & Co.), 1st Series, 1885; 2nd Series, 1894. Of his 56 hymns in this work the following have come into common use, for the most part during… Go to person page >

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First Line: We pray no more, made lowly wise
Author: Frederick Lucian Hosmer
Copyright: Public Domain



Melchior Vulpius (PHH 397) composed this short chorale tune, published as a setting for the anonymous funeral hymn "Christus, der ist mein Leben" ("For Me to Live Is Jesus") in Vulpius's Ein Schön Geistlich Gesangbuch (1609). Johann S. Bach (PHH 7) based his Cantata 95 on this tune and provided two…

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Instances (1 - 22 of 22)

Christian Worship and Praise #d468

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Hymnal for Christian Science Church and Sunday School Services #35

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Hymns for Schools and Colleges #110

Hymns for the Celebration of Life #d267

Hymns of Hope and Courage #d83

Hymns of the Christian Life #d463

Hymns of the Christian Life #d458

Hymns of the Spirit for Use in the Free Churches of America #274

Jubilate Deo, a Book of Hymns and Tunes for Young and Old #d338

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Sacred Songs For Public Worship #58

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Services for Congregational Worship #342

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Song-Hymnal of Praise and Joy, a selection of spiritual songs, old and new #392

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Sursum Corda #422

The Beacon Song and Service book #38

The Harvard University Hymn Book #d273

The Harvard University Hymn Book #d274

The New Hymn and Tune Book #d500

The Oxford American Hymnal for Schools and Colleges #d371

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The Pilgrim Hymnal #51

Unity Hymns and Chorals. Rev and enl. with Service Elements #d315

Universal Hymns Compiled for the North End Union #d186

University Hymn Book for use in the Chapel of Harvard University #d262

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