Why this longing, thus forever sighing

Why this longing, thus forever sighing

Author: Harriet Winslow Sewall
Published in 7 hymnals

Author: Harriet Winslow Sewall

Sewell, Harriet Winslow; born June 30, 1819 in Portland, Mane; daughter of Nathan Winslow and Comfort Hussey; married Charles List in 1848; married Samuel Sewall in 1856; became interested in abolitionism and transcendentalism in the 1840s; active in philanthropic work, women’s suffrage movement, and educational work; a founder of the New England Women’s Club; edited letters of her friend, Lydia Maria Child in 1833; wrote poetry which was collected and published by Ednah D. Cheyney in 1889; died April 19, 1889 in Wellesley, Massachusetts. LOC Name Authority Files Go to person page >

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First Line: Why this longing, thus forever sighing
Author: Harriet Winslow Sewall

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Hymns for First-Day Schools #128

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Hymns for First-Day Schools (Rev. and Enl.) #128

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Hymns for Public Worship #441

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Hymns for the Church of Christ (3rd thousand) #847

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Hymns for the Church of Christ. (6th thousand) #847

Prayers and Hymns for the Church and the Home #d819

Songs of the Unity: a Selection of Lyrics for Public Worhip, with Tunes for Congregational Use #d242

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