Mãos ao Trabalho

Author: Mrs. Harry Coghill

Coghill, Annie Louisa, née Walker, daughter of Robert Walker, was born at Kiddermore, Stafford­shire, in 1836, and married Harry Coghill in 1884. During a residence for some time in Canada several of her poetical pieces were printed in the Canadian newspapers. These were gathered together and published c. 1859 in her Leaves from the Backwoods. In addition to novels, plays for children, and magazine work, she edited the Autobiography and Letters of her cousin, Mrs. Oliphant, in 1898. Her popular hymn,"Work, for the night is coming," p. 317, ii., was written in Canada in 1854, and published in a Canadian newspaper, from which it passed, without any acknowledgement of the authorship, into Ira D. Sankey's Sacred Songs and Solos. Authorized te… Go to person page >

Translator: Alfredo Henrique da Silva

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Text Information

First Line: Mãos ao trabalho, crentes
Title: Mãos ao Trabalho
English Title: Work, for the Night Is Coming
Translator: Alfredo Henrique da Silva (1898)
Author: Mrs. Harry Coghill (1854)
Meter: 7.6.7.5 D
Language: Portuguese
Publication Date: 1991
Copyright: This text may still be under copyright because it was published in 1991.



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