Far, far o'er hill and dell

Far, far o'er hill and dell

Published in 37 hymnals

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First Line: Far, far o'er hill and dell


Far, far o'er hill and dell, on the winds stealing. [Heaven anticipated]. Appeared anonymously in Winchell's Appendix to his Arrangement of Watts, 1832, in 5 stanzas of 4 lines. It is repeated in later collections, including H. W. Beecher's Plymouth Collection, 1855; the Baptist Praise Book 1871, and other American collections.

--John Julian, Dictionary of Hymnology, Appendix, Part II (1907)



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A Collection of Hymns: Supplementary to the Psalms and Hymns of Dr. Watts #449Page Scan
A Selection of Sacred Songs. 2nd ed. #57Page Scan
A Selection of Sacred Songs: for the use of schools and academies #57Page Scan
Conference Hymns. a new collection of hymns, designed especially for use in conference and prayer meetings, and family worship. #72Page Scan
Cottage Melodies; a hymn and tune book, for prayer and social meetings and the home circle #227Page Scan
David's Harp: or the Boston Sabbath school song book, containing a variety of pleasing tunes in all the various metres; also hymns, anthems, and chants...(2nd Rev. Ed.) #221Page Scan
Heart Songs : a new collection for Sunday schools #161Page Scan
Hymns for Social Worship. 6th ed. #d55
Hymns for the Use of Sabbath Schools #d5
Juvenile Songs: religious, moral and sentimental, with brief exercises, adapted to the purposes of primary instruction #81Page Scan
Oriola #d56
Oriola #d56
Plymouth Collection of Hymns and Tunes; for the use of Christian Congregations #1160Page Scan
Revival Melodies, or Songs of Zion. #49Page Scan
Revival Songs : a new collection of hymns and spiritual songs for closet and family worship, prayer, conference, revival and protracted meetings #223Page Scan
Revival Songs. 4th ed. #d69
Sacred Melodies #d68
Sacred Melodies for Conference and Prayer Meetings, and for Social and Private Devotion (13th ed.) #247Page Scan
Select Songs for the Singing Service in the Prayer Meeting and Sunday School #d54
Select Songs for the Sunday School #d56
Songs for the School Room #d25
Songs of Glory, No.2: a collection of beautiful songs for Sunday Schools and the Family Circle #65Page Scan
Songs of Gratitude #d19
Songs of Gratitude, a Collection of New Songs for Sunday Schools and Worshiping Assemblies #65Page Scan
Supplement to Watts: a Selection of More than Five Hundred Hymns, from the Most Approved Authors on a Great Variety of Subjects ... #d114
The American School Hymn Book #CXVPage Scan
The American School Hymn Book. (New ed.) #CXVPage Scan
The Baptist Hymn and Tune Book: being "The Plymouth Collection" enlarged and adapted to the use of Baptist churches #1160Page Scan
The Baptist Praise Book #1099Page Scan
The Boston One-Line Psalmist: embracing Day and Beal's New Musical Notation #d44
The Choralist #d82
The Christian Hymn Book: a compilation of psalms, hymns and spiritual songs, original and selected (Rev. and enl.) #1098Page Scan
The Christian Hymnal #d154
The Christian Hymnal: a choice collection of hymns and tunes for congregational and social worship #724Page Scan
The Millennial Harp #d108
The Violet: a book of music and hymns, with lessons of instruction designed for Sunday Schools, social meetings, and home circles #27Page Scan
The Voice of melody: a choice collection of hymn tunes for choirs, prayer-meetings, congregations, and family use #151Page Scan