|Short Name:||N. L. Frothingham|
|Full Name:||Frothingham, N. L. (Nathaniel Langdon), 1793-1870|
Frothingham, Nathaniel Langdon, D.D., born at Boston July 23rd, 1793, and graduated at Harvard 1811, where he was also sometime Tutor. From 1815 to 1850 he was Pastor of the First Church (Unitarian), Boston, and subsequently attended as a worshipper the church where he had been 35 years minister till his sight and strength failed him. He died April 4th, 1870.
His Metrical Pieces, in 2 volumes, were published in 1855 and 1870.
1. O God, Whose presence glows in all. Ordination. This was written in 1828 for the ordination of W. B. Lunt, New York.
2. We meditate the day . Installation. Written in 1835 for Mr. Lunt's installation at Quincy, Mass., as Co-pastor with Peter Whitney.
3. O Lord of life and truth and grace . Ordination. Also a special hymn. It was composed for the ordination of H. W. Bellowes, New York, 1839. It is found in common with Nos. 1 and 2 in Frothingham's Metrical Pieces, 1855. These Metrical Pieces are unknown to the English Collections. [Rev. F. M. Bird, M.A.]
--John Julian, Dictionary of Hymnology (1907)
Frothingham, N. L. , p. 400, ii. Other hymns are:—
1. O Saviour, Whose immortal word. Opening of a Place of Worship. Written "For the Dedication of the Church of the Saviour, Boston, November 16, 1847."
2. Remember Me, the Saviour said. Holy Communion.
3. They passed away from sight. Death and Burial.
4. When I am weak, I'm strong. Spiritual Strength. Nos. l, 2, and 4 are from his Metrical Pieces, Translated and Original, 1855,
--John Julian, Dictionary of Hymnology, Appendix, Part II (1907)
|Texts by N. L. Frothingham (25)||As||Instances|
|A wail from beyond the desert||Nathaniel Langdon Frothingham (Author)||3|
|Cast thy bread upon the waters Food for penury's sons and daughters||Nathaniel Langdon Frothingham (Author)||2|
|Farewell, ye walls, though in your sacred square||Nathaniel Langdon Frothingham (Author)||2|
|O Father, whose immortal word||Nathaniel Langdon Frothingham (Author)||3|
|O God, to thine all seeing ken||Nathaniel Langdon Frothingham (Author)||2|
|O God, whose presence glows in all||Frothingham, abr. (Author)||77|
|O Lord of life, and truth, and grace||Nathaniel Langdon Frothingham (Author)||18|
|O Lord, whose presence glows in all||Nathaniel Langdon Frothingham (Author)||3|
|O Savior, whose immortal word||N. L. Frothingham (Author)||3|
|O thou, whose presence glows in all||Frothingham (Author)||2|
|One Father, God, we own||Dr. N. L. Frothingham (Author)||3|
|Our Christ hath reached his heavenly seat||Frothingham (Author)||6|
|Our Lord hath reached his heavenly seat||N. L. Frothingham (Author)||1|
|Remember me, the Savior said||Frothingham (Author)||21|
|The journey is too great for thee||Nathaniel Langdon Frothingham (Author)||2|
|The Lord gave the word||N. L. Frothingham (Author)||1|
|The Son of God gave thanks||Frothingham (Author)||8|
|There are they who have left their sweet home||Nathaniel Langdon Frothingham (Author)||2|
|They passed away from sight and hand||N. L. Frothingham (Author)||5|
|Thine, Lord, these heavens on high||Frothingham (Author)||5|
|Up, up, my heart, with gladness||N. L. Frothingham (Translator)||2|
|Up, ye Christians, join in singing||Nathaniel Langdon Frothingham (Author)||2|
|We meditate the day||Frothingham (Author)||10|
|Whate'er God will [wills], let that be done||Nathaniel Langdon Frothingham (Author)||5|
|When I am weak, I'm strong||Nathaniel Langdon Frothingham (Author)||6|