Composer: Knowles Shaw
Published in 16 hymnals

Audio files: MIDI

Composer: Knowles Shaw

Knowles Shaw (1834-1878), a name familiar in many western households--was born near New London, in Morgan Township, Ohio, on the 13th of October, 1834. His mother's maiden name was Huldah Griffin, and by both of his parents he was of Scottish extraction. His early life was spent in Rush County, Indiana, where he first began to play the violin, furnishing the music for many a dance. While the ball was going on he was converted, ceasing to play in the middle of the piece he was performing. Very soon thereafter he entered the ministry of the Christian Church. On the 11th of January, 1855, he married Miss Martha Finley. Most of his time after entering the ministry was spent in the West and South, and on account of his wonderful vocal powers he… Go to person page >

Tune Information

Title: TARRY WITH ME (Shaw)
Composer: Knowles Shaw
Meter: 8s & 7s, with Chorus
Incipit: 12312 12356 55332
Copyright: Public Domain


Tarry With Me

Tarry with me, O my Savior!
For the day is passing by;
See! the shades of evening gather,
And the night is drawing nigh.

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Instances (1 - 4 of 4)

Church Gospel Songs and Hymns #234

Great Songs of the Church (Revised) #635

Praise for the Lord (Expanded Edition) #609

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Sacred Selections for the Church #660

Include 12 pre-1979 instances
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