We see not, know not, all the way

Author: John Greenleaf Whittier

Whittier, John Greenleaf, the American Quaker poet, was born at Haverhill, Massachusetts, Dec. 17, 1807. He began life as a farm-boy and shoemaker, and subsequently became a successful journalist, editor and poet. In 1828 he became editor of the American Manufacturer (Boston), in 1830 of the New England Review, and an 1836 (on becoming Secretary to the American Anti-Slavery Society) of the Pennsylvania Freeman. He was also for some time, beginning with 1847, the corresponding editor of the National Era. In 1840 he removed to Amesbury, Massachusetts, where most of his later works have been written. At the present time [1890] he lives alternately at Amesbury and Boston. His first poetical piece was printed in the Newburyport Free Press in 182… Go to person page >

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First Line: We see not, know not, all the way
Author: John Greenleaf Whittier
Refrain First Line: Thy will be done



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Hymns of the Ages (3rd series) #6

Prayers and Hymns for the Church and the Home #d769

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The Centennial Hymnal #d430

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The Hymnal of Praise #255

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The Pilgrim Hymnal #228

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The Standard Church Hymnal #472

The Student Hymnary #d385

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