Blow, winds of God, awake and blow the mists

Author: John Greenleaf Whittier

Whittier, John Greenleaf, the American Quaker poet, was born at Haverhill, Massachusetts, Dec. 17, 1807. He began life as a farm-boy and shoemaker, and subsequently became a successful journalist, editor and poet. In 1828 he became editor of the American Manufacturer (Boston), in 1830 of the New England Review, and an 1836 (on becoming Secretary to the American Anti-Slavery Society) of the Pennsylvania Freeman. He was also for some time, beginning with 1847, the corresponding editor of the National Era. In 1840 he removed to Amesbury, Massachusetts, where most of his later works have been written. At the present time [1890] he lives alternately at Amesbury and Boston. His first poetical piece was printed in the Newburyport Free Press in 182… Go to person page >

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First Line: Blow, winds of God, awake and blow the mists
Author: John Greenleaf Whittier

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Select Songs No. 2: for the singing service in the prayer meeting; Sunday school; Christian Endeavor meetings #127Page Scan
The Book of Common Praise: being the hymn book of The Church of England in Canada (revised 1938) #474
The Hymn Book of the Anglican Church of Canada and the United Church of Canada #75
The Hymnal of Praise #90Page Scan
The New Hymnal of Praise #d39
The Oxford American Hymnal for Schools and Colleges #d46
The Student Hymnary #d39
The Students' Hymnal #192Page Scan



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