See gentle patience smile on pain

See gentle patience smile on pain

Tune: FEDERAL STREET
Published in 3 hymnals

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First Line: See gentle patience smile on pain

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FEDERAL STREET

Henry Kemble Oliver (b. Beverly, MA, 1800; d. Salem, MA, 1885) composed FEDERAL STREET in 1832, possibly as an imitation of earlier psalm tunes in long meter. He took it to a music class taught by Lowell Mason (who may have contributed to the harmony); Mason (PHH 96) published it in his Boston Acade…

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