Wherever through the ages rise

Wherever through the ages rise

Author: John Greenleaf Whittier
Tune: WARD (Scottish)
Published in 11 hymnals

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: Wherever through the ages rise
Author: John Greenleaf Whittier



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Hymnal Amore Dei #212Page Scan
Hymnal, Amore Dei #212Page Scan
Hymns in Harmony with Modern Thought #99Page Scan
Hymns of the Spirit for Use in the Free Churches of America #442
Isles of Shoals Hymn Book and Candle Light Service #207Page Scan
Services for Congregational Worship #483Page Scan
Song-Hymnal of Praise and Joy, a selection of spiritual songs, old and new #373Page Scan
The New Hymn and Tune Book #d521
The Students' Hymnal #193Page Scan
Unitarian Service Book, and Hymns for Church and Home. Abridged ed. #d492
Unity Hymns and Chorals. Rev and enl. with Service Elements #d328
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