Our Church Palms Are Budding Willow Twigs

While Christ lay dead the widowed world

Author: Christina Rossetti
Tune: PASTHEEN
Published in 1 hymnal

Author: Christina Rossetti

Rossetti, Christina Georgina, daughter of Gabriel, and sister of Dante Gabriel and William Michael Rossetti, was born in London, Dec. 5, 1830, and received her education at home. Her published works include:— (1) Goblin Market, and Other Poems, 1862; (2) The Prince's Progress, and Other Poems, 1866 ; (3) Poems, mainly a reprint of Nos. 1 and 2, 1875; (4) A Pageant, and Other Poems, 1881, &c. In addition, Miss Rossetti has published several prose works, as:— Annus Domini (a book of prayers for every day in the year), 1874; Letter and Spirit of the Decalogue, 1883, and others. She has written very few hymns avowedly for church worship, but several centos have been compiled from her poems, and have passed into several hymn-books. The… Go to person page >

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First Line: While Christ lay dead the widowed world
Title: Our Church Palms Are Budding Willow Twigs
Author: Christina Rossetti
Publication Date: 1967
Copyright: This text may still be under copyright because it was published in 1967.

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The Cambridge Hymnal #131

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