Calm on the bosom of thy God

Calm on the bosom of thy God

Author: Mrs. Hemans
Published in 92 hymnals

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Calm on the bosom of thy God,
Fair spirit, rest thee now!
E’en while with us thy footstep trod,
His seal was on thy brow.

Dust, to its narrow house beneath!
Soul, to its home on high!
They that have seen thy look in death
No more may fear to die.

Lone are the paths, and sad the hours,
Since thy meek spirit’s gone;
But, O, a brighter home than ours,
In heaven, is now thine own!



Source: A Book of Hymns for Public and Private Devotion (15th ed.) #410

Author: Mrs. Hemans

Hemans, Felicia Dorothea, née Browne, was born in Liverpool, Sep. 25, 1793. In 1800, her father having suffered severe losses in business, removed with his family near to Abergele, N. Wales, where he died sometime after. In 1812 she was married to Captain Hemans, who, on retiring from the army sometime after, removed to Bronnylfa, near St. Asaph. Some years after he left his wife and children and proceeded to Italy, where he died. In 1828 Mrs. Hemans removed to Wavertree, near Liverpool, and in 1831 to Dublin, where she died May 16, 1835, and was buried in St. Ann's Church, Dawson Street, in that city. From 1808, when at 15 she published Poems, to 1834, when her Scenes & Hymns of Life appeared, she produced a great number of poems and othe… Go to person page >

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A Book of Hymns and Tunes: for the Sunday-School, the Congregation and Home: 2nd ed. #193Page Scan
A Book of Hymns for Public and Private Devotion (15th ed.) #410Text
A Book of Hymns for Public and Private Devotion. (10th ed.) #410Page Scan
A Collection of Hymns: Supplementary to the Psalms and Hymns of Dr. Watts #446Page Scan
A Collection of Psalms and Hymns for Christian Worship. (45th ed.) #695Page Scan
A Collection of Psalms and Hymns for the Sanctuary #567Page Scan
A Collection of Psalms and Hymns, for Social and Private Worship (Rev. ed. with supplement) #411Page Scan
Christian Hymns for Public and Private Worship: a collection compiled by a committee of the Cheshire Pastoral Association (11th ed.) #671Page Scan
Church Choral-Book: containing tunes and hymns for congregational singing, and adapted to choirs and social worship #194Page Scan
Church Harmonies: a collection of hymns and tunes for the use of Congregations #730Page Scan
Family and Social Melodies #d51
Glad Tidings: a collection of new hymns and music, designed for sabbath schools, anniversary meetings, home circles, &c. #125Page Scan
Good News : or songs and tunes for Sunday schools, Christian associations, and special meetings #103Page Scan
Grammar School Hymn Book #d38
Hymn and Tune Book for the Church and the Home and Services for Congregational Worship. Rev. ed. #d81
Hymn and Tune Book for the Church and the Home. (Rev. ed.) #715Page Scan
Hymn and Tune Book of the Methodist Episcopal Church, South (Round Note Ed.) #615Page Scan
Hymn and Tune Book, for the Church and the Home #509Page Scan
Hymn Book of the Colored M.E. Church in America #d72
Hymn Book of the Methodist Episcopal Church, South #615Page Scan
Hymn Book of the United Evangelical Church #583Page Scan
Hymn-Book of the Evangelical Association #805Page Scan
Hymnal of the Methodist Episcopal Church #988Page Scan
Hymnal of the Methodist Episcopal Church #988Page Scan
Hymns and Tunes for the Sunday School, the Congregation and the Home #d19
Hymns for All Christians #L12Page Scan
Hymns for Children and Young Persons #d70
Hymns for Christian Devotion: especially adapted to the Universalist denomination #589Page Scan
Hymns for Christian Devotion: especially adapted to the Universalist denomination. (New ed.) #589Page Scan
Hymns for Mothers #d11
Hymns for Public Worship #497Page Scan
Hymns for Schools and Families #d67
Hymns for Schools and Families, Specailly Designed for the Children of the Church #268Page Scan
Hymns for Schools: with appropriate selections from scripture and tunes suited to the metres of the hymns (3rd ed.) #386Page Scan
Hymns for Social Worship and Private Devotion #d23
Hymns for Sunday School Worship #d13
Hymns for Sunday Schools, Youth and Children #509Page Scan
Hymns for Sunday Schools, Youth, and Children #75Page Scan
Hymns for Sunday Schools, Youth, and Children #509Page Scan
Hymns for the Christian Church, for the Use of the First Church of Christ in Boston #436Page Scan
Hymns for the Church of Christ (3rd thousand) #765Page Scan
Hymns for the Church of Christ. (6th thousand) #765Page Scan
Hymns for the Sanctuary #516Page Scan
Hymns for the Use of the Methodist Episcopal Church. Rev. ed. #S75Page Scan
Hymns for the Vestry and the Fireside #d48
Hymns New and Old, No. 2: for use in gospel meetings and other religious services #131Page Scan
Hymns of the Church Universal #506Page Scan
Hymns of the Spirit #219Page Scan
Hymns, Collects, Anthems and Selections #d41
Hymns, Religious and Patriotic #d9
Jubilate Deo, a Book of Hymns and Tunes for Young and Old #d33
Manual of Devotion and Selection of Hymns for ... Girard College for Orphans #d27
Massachusetts Sabbath School Hymn Book #d25
Plymouth Collection of Hymns and Tunes; for the use of Christian Congregations #1124Page Scan
Prayers and Hymns for the Church and the Home #d75
Revival Hymns #345Page Scan
Schools Lyrics #d25
Song Worship for Sunday Schools #145Page Scan
Sunday School Hymn Book #d49
Sunlit Way #d8
The Baptist Hymn and Tune Book: being "The Plymouth Collection" enlarged and adapted to the use of Baptist churches #1124Page Scan
The Church Hymn Book #d67
The College Hymn and Tune Book #d17
The Disciples' Hymn Book: a collection of hymns and chants for public and private devotion #141Page Scan
The Evangelical Hymn and Tune Book #d82
The Evangelical Hymnal #485Page Scan
The Golden Harp #d42
The Gospel Hymnal #d76
The Gospel Psalmist #670Page Scan
The Heart and Voice: or, Songs of Praise for the Sanctuary: hymn and tune book, designed for congregational singing in the Methodist Episcopal Church, and for congregations generally #384bPage Scan
The Hymn Book of the Free Methodist Church #807Page Scan
The Little Hymn Book #d9
The Manual of Praise for Sabbath and Social Worship #553Page Scan
The Message Bird #d10
The Olive Branch #d17
The Palm: a collection of sacred music, for choirs, singing schools and conventions #126aPage Scan
The Psalmody: a collection of hymns for public and social worship #901Page Scan
The Psalms of Life: A Compilation of Psalms, Hymns, Chants, Anthems, &c. Embodying the Spiritual, Progressive and Reformatory Sentiment of the Present Age #126Page Scan
The Public School Hymnal, for the Use of High Schools and Seminaries. New and enl. ed. #d26
The Public School Hymnal: for the use of high schools and seminaries #197Page Scan
The Sabbath Hymn and Tune Book: for the service of song in the house of the Lord #267aPage Scan
The Sabbath Hymn Book. Baptist ed. #d120
The Sabbath School Hymn and Tune Book: selected from the Sabbath hymn and tune book #205Page Scan
The Sabbath School Lute: a selection of hymns and appropriate melodies, adapted to the wants of Sabbath schools, families and social meetings #77Page Scan
The Saints' Harp #d164
The School Hymn-Book: for normal, high, and grammar schools #257Page Scan
The Shining Light: a varied collection of sacred songs for Sabbath-schools, social meetings and the home circle #77Page Scan
The Silver Chime #d8
The Silver Chime: a cluster of Sabbath school melodies, tunes, sentences, chants, etc., for the use of children and teachers in their school exercises, devotions, and recreations, to which is added... #91cPage Scan
The Spirit of Praise: a collection of music with hymns for use in Sabbath-school services and church meetings #207Page Scan
The Sunday School Chant and Tune Book: a collection of canticles, hymns and carols for the Sunday schools of the Episcopal Church #66Page Scan
Unitarian Service Book, and Hymns for Church and Home. Abridged ed. #d55



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