Out in the wide world, out in its strife

Out in the wide world, out in its strife

Author: Eliza E. Hewitt
Tune: [Out in the wide world, out in its strife]
Published in 4 hymnals

Audio files: MIDI

Author: Eliza E. Hewitt

Pseudonym: Li­die H. Ed­munds. Eliza Edmunds Hewitt was born in Philadelphia 28 June 1851. She was educated in the public schools and after graduation from high school became a teacher. However, she developed a spinal malady which cut short her career and made her a shut-in for many years. During her convalescence, she studied English literature. She felt a need to be useful to her church and began writing poems for the primary department. she went on to teach Sunday school, take an active part in the Philadelphia Elementary Union and become Superintendent of the primary department of Calvin Presbyterian Church. Dianne Shapiro, from "The Singers and Their Songs: sketches of living gospel hymn writers" by Charles Hutchinson Gabriel (… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Out in the wide world, out in its strife
Author: Eliza E. Hewitt
Refrain First Line: Souls are perishing out in the world

Timeline

Instances

Instances (1 - 4 of 4)Text InfoTune InfoTextScoreFlexScoreAudioPage Scan
Sacred Trio: comprising Redemption Songs, Showers of Blessing, the Joyful Sound #359Page Scan
Showers of Blessing #41AudioPage Scan
Sunday-School Praises: prepared especially for use in the Sunday-School #128Page Scan
The Sacred Trio: comprising Redemption Songs, Showers of Blessing, The Joyful Sound (Word ed.) #359Page Scan



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