April 26, 1820, Mount Healthy, Ohio.

February 12, 1871, New York.

Green-Wood Cemetery, Brooklyn, New York.

Cary Sisters’ Grave

Cary moved to New York around 1852. She and her sister Phoebe were both gifted poets. Besides some prose works, Alice produced:

  1. Along the Mountain Track of Life
  2. Be Not Much Troubled About Many Things
  3. The Best Gift, The
  4. Bow, Angels, from Your Glorious State
  5. Crown of Glory Bright, A
  6. Do Not Look for Wrong and Evil
  7. Dream of Home, A
  8. Dreams
  9. Each Fearful Storm That o’er Us Rolls
  10. Earth, with Its Dark and Dreadful Ills
  11. From Death unto Life
  12. Here and There
  13. Hoe Your Own Row
  14. Honor Those Whose Hands Are Sowing
  15. Honor Thy Father
  16. I Cannot Plainly See the Way
  17. Last and Best
  18. Lest the Great Glory from on High
  19. Life’s Journey Ended
  20. Light Waits for Us in Heaven
  21. My Darlings
  22. My God, I Feel Thy Wondrous Might
  23. Nearer Home
  24. O My Friends, We Are Going
  25. Our Days Are Few and Full of Strife
  26. Our Father, When Beside the Tomb
  27. Sermons in Stones
  28. Sometimes, When Rude, Cold Shadows Run
  29. Stream of Life Is Going Dry, The
  30. Sure Witness, The
  31. There Never Shall the Sun Go Down
  32. Thy Works, O Lord, Interpret Thee
  33. To Him Who Is the Life of Life
  34. Toiling in the Earthly Vineyard
  35. True Worth Is in Being, Not Seeming
  36. We All Live for Those
  37. What Is Time, O Glorious Giver