O thou who dwellest in the heavens high

O thou who dwellest in the heavens high

Author: L. H. Sigourney
Published in 6 hymnals

Author: L. H. Sigourney

Sigourney, Lydia, née Huntley. This distinguished name stood at the head of the female poets of America a generation ago, and is still well remembered. Born in Norwich, Connecticut, in 1791, she conducted a school in the same town from 1809 to 1814, when she removed to Hartford, where she was married to Charles Sigourney in 1819. Most of her subsequent life was spent at Hartford, and she died there, June 10, 1865. Her first publication was Moral Pieces in Prose and Verse, 1815. This was followed by 58 additional works. A thorough exploration of these, or of such of them are poetical, would be necessary to trace her hymns with accuracy. They, however, are more numerous than important. Many have been used in the older collections; some are… Go to person page >

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First Line: O thou who dwellest in the heavens high
Author: L. H. Sigourney

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Church Hymnal, Third Edition #336
Hymns for Sunday Schools, Selected from Various Authoors #d165
Hymns, Selected from Various Authors, for the Use of Young Persons 3rd Am. from 9th London ed. #d182
The American Baptist Sabbath-School Hymn-Book #359Page Scan
The Baptist Sabbath School Hymn Book #d293
The Disciples' Hymn Book: a collection of hymns and chants for public and private devotion #369Page Scan



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