Rolling On

Author: Eliza E. Hewitt

Pseudonym: Li­die H. Ed­munds. Eliza Edmunds Hewitt was born in Philadelphia 28 June 1851. She was educated in the public schools and after graduation from high school became a teacher. However, she developed a spinal malady which cut short her career and made her a shut-in for many years. During her convalescence, she studied English literature. She felt a need to be useful to her church and began writing poems for the primary department. she went on to teach Sunday school, take an active part in the Philadelphia Elementary Union and become Superintendent of the primary department of Calvin Presbyterian Church. Dianne Shapiro, from "The Singers and Their Songs: sketches of living gospel hymn writers" by Charles Hutchinson Gabriel (… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: We're borne along the waves of time
Title: Rolling On
Author: Eliza E. Hewitt
Refrain First Line: Rolling, rolling on



Instances (1 - 7 of 7)Text InfoTune InfoTextScoreFlexScoreAudioPage Scan
All Hail #d213
Beall's Gospel Songs with supplement entitled Favorite Hymns #d169
Sacred Songking, a New Song Book for Revivals #d234
Salvation Songs: for gospel meetings, Endeavor Societies, Epworth Leagues, Baptist Unions, Sunday schools and prayer meetings #81Page Scan
Song Service and Revival #d121
The Praise Hymnal #d511
The Revival No. 4 #68Page Scan
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