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What Does Little Birdie Say?

Author: Baron Tennyson Alfred Tennyson

Tennyson, Alfred, Lord, son of the Rev. G. C. Tennyson, Rector of Somersby, Lincolnshire, was born at Somersby, Aug. 6, 1809; educated at Trinity College, Cambridge; appointed Poet Laureate in 1850, and raised to the Peerage in 1884. Although Lord Tennyson has not written any hymns, extracts from his poems are sometimes used as such, as "Strong Son of God, immortal Love" (Faith in the Son of God), from the Introduction to his In Memoriam, 1850; the well-known "Too late, too late, ye cannot enter now," and others. The former is sometimes given as "Spirit of immortal Love," and again as "Eternal God, immortal Love." --John Julian, Dictionary of Hymnology, Appendix, Part II (1907)  Go to person page >

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First Line: What does little birdie say
Title: What Does Little Birdie Say?
Author: Baron Tennyson Alfred Tennyson
Copyright: Public Domain

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Children's Praise No. 1 #8

Hours of Singing #d69

Lullaby! Heart songs for Baby and Mama #d43

Recitations Song and Story #d93

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Songs for Little Folks #137

Songs for the Wee Ones #d75

The Spiritual Harp #d282

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