We praise thee, Lord, if but one soul

We praise thee, Lord, if but one soul

Author: L. H. Sigourney
Published in 25 hymnals

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1 We praise thee, Lord! if but one soul,
While the past year prolonged its flight,
Turned shuddering from the pois'nous bowl
To health, and liberty, and light.

2 We praise thee, if one clouded home,
Where broken hearts despairing pined,
Beheld the sire and husband come
Erect and in his perfect mind.

3 Still give us grace, Almighty King,
Unwavering at our posts to stand;
Till grateful at thy shrine we bring
The tribute of a ransomed land.


Source: The Voice of Praise: a collection of hymns for the use of the Methodist Church #978

Author: L. H. Sigourney

Sigourney, Lydia, nĂ©e 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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Author: L. H. Sigourney

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A Collection of Hymns, for the use of the United Brethren in Christ: taken from the most approved authors, and adapted to public and private worship #893Page Scan
A Collection of Hymns, for the use of the Wesleyan Methodist Connection of America. #643Page Scan
A Collection of Psalms and Hymns for the use of Universalist Societies and Families (13th ed.) #556Page Scan
Cottage Melodies; a hymn and tune book, for prayer and social meetings and the home circle #425Page Scan
Hymns for the Sanctuary and Social Worship: with tunes #1191Page Scan
Hymns, Selected and Original, for Public and Private Worship, published by General Synod for the Evangelical Lutheran Church. 68th ed. (8th rev. ed.) #d861
Hymns, Selected and Original, for Public and Private Worship, published by General Synod for the Evangelical Lutheran Church. 68th ed. (8th rev. ed.) #d862
Hymns: selected and original, for public and private worship (4th ed. 3rd rev. ed.) #977Page Scan
Hymns: selected and original, for public and private worship (30th ed.) #934Page Scan
Hymns: selected and original, for public and private worship (60th ed., 1st rev. ed.) #977Page Scan
Melodies for the Temperance Band #d158
Melodies for the Temperance Ship. 5th thousand #d98
Plymouth Collection of Hymns and Tunes; for the use of Christian Congregations #1044Page Scan
Prohibition Bugle Call #d50
Revival Hymns #393Page Scan
Temperance Hymn Book and Minstrel #d126
Temperance Hymn Book and Minstrel: a collection of hymns, songs and odes for temperance meetings and festivals #42Page Scan
The American Church Harp: containing a choice selection of hymns and tunes comprising a variety of meters, well adapted to all Christian churches, singing schools, and private families #116Page Scan
The Baptist Hymn and Tune Book: being "The Plymouth Collection" enlarged and adapted to the use of Baptist churches #1044Page Scan
The Baptist Praise Book #1285Page Scan
The Clifton Chapel Collection of "Psalms, Hymns, and Spiritual Songs": for public, social and family worship and private devotions at the Sanitarium, Clifton Springs, N. Y. #1269Page Scan
The Mountain Minstrel #d118
The Psalms of Life: A Compilation of Psalms, Hymns, Chants, Anthems, &c. Embodying the Spiritual, Progressive and Reformatory Sentiment of the Present Age #70Page Scan
The Temperance Hymnal No. 1 #d26
The Voice of Praise: a collection of hymns for the use of the Methodist Church #978TextPage Scan



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