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Composer: Frank G. Ilsley

Born: Circa 1831, Maine. As of 1880, Ilsley was teaching music in Newark, New Jersey. Go to person page >

Tune Information

Composer: Frank G. Ilsley (1887)
Meter: D
Incipit: 55333 21176 54321
Key: a minor
Copyright: Public Domain


Souls of Men, Why Will Ye Scatter

Come to Jesus

Was there ever kindest shepherd
Half so gentle, half so sweet,
As the Saviour who would have us
Come and gather round His feet?
It is God; His love looks mighty,
But is mightier than it seems:
'Tis our Father, and His kindness
Goes out far beyond our dreams.

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He that goeth forth with weeping, Bearing precious seed in love


Organ Solo

  • A Musical Gift Book 2: 20 Organ Preludes on Familiar Hymn Tunes
    Composer/Editor Robert J. Powell
    Published By: Darcey Press (1996) pp. 16


Instances (1 - 20 of 20)
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Chautauqua Hymnal and Liturgy #38

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Christian Science Hymnal #130

Christian Science Hymnal (Rev. and enl.) #97

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Church Hymns and Tunes #268

El Himnario para el uso de las Iglesias Evangelicas de Habla Espanola en Todo el Mundo #164

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For God and Country #21

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Hymns and Tunes for Schools #48

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Hymns of the Centuries (Chapel Edition) #122

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Hymns of the Centuries #107

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Hymns of the Kingdom of God #35a

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Hymns of the Living Church #176

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In Excelsis for School and Chapel #57b

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Pilgrim Songs (Number Two) #36

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Songs of the Christian Life #172

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The Hymnal #435

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The Hymnal of Praise #207

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The New Baptist Praise Book #185

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The Pilgrim Hymnal #40

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The Pilgrim Hymnal #44

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The Westminster Hymnal for congregational and social use and for the Sunday School #131

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