Abby Hyde, Ann Hyde
1799–1872

Sep­tem­ber 28, 1799, Stock­bridge, Mas­sa­chu­setts.

Ap­ril 7, 1872, An­do­ver, Mas­sa­chu­setts.

Ell­ing­ton Cen­ter Ce­me­te­ry, Ell­ing­ton, Con­nec­ti­cut.

Abigail was the wife of min­is­ter La­vi­us Hyde of Sal­is­bury (mar­ried Sep­tem­ber 28, 1818).

Her first po­em, Ad­dress to Mr. Wolfe, the Jew­ish mis­sion­a­ry, ap­peared in a New Ha­ven, Con­nec­ti­cut, news­pa­per around 1822.

Her hymns were pub­lished in Hymns & Sacr­ed Songs for the Month­ly Con­cert, by Le­on­ard Ba­con (An­do­ver, Mas­sa­chu­setts: 1823); Vill­age Hymns, by As­a­hel Nett­let­on, 1824; and the Con­gre­ga­tion­al Hymn Book, by Nas­on, 1857.

  1. Across the Wea­ry De­sert
  2. Ah, What Can I, a Sin­ner, Do?
  3. And Canst Thou, Sin­ner, Slight?
  4. Ark of Rest, I Come to Thee
  5. As Op­en­ing Flow­ers, Whose Pe­tals Bright
  6. Be with Us, Hea­ven­ly Dove
  7. Behold the Glo­ri­ous Dawn­ing Bright
  8. Call by the Migh­ty, Sav­ing Word
  9. Come to the Shep­herd’s Fold To­day
  10. Come to the Wa­ters
  11. Come to Thy House, O Lord
  12. Constrain Me by Thy Love
  13. Dear Sav­ior, if These Lambs Should Stray
  14. Father, Thy Grace Al­lies
  15. Fear Not, un­to Our Trou­bled Hearts
  16. Giver and Source of Joy and Light
  17. Hail the Ho­ly Night
  18. Happy Child­ren Ga­thered Here
  19. Hear, O My God, a Cap­tive’s Sigh
  20. Help Me with Thankf­ul Heart, O God
  21. Israel, Thy Mourn­ful Night Is Past
  22. Joyful, My God, Meet This Day
  23. Lord, Ac­cept Our Wor­ship Now
  24. Lord God, the Ho­ly Ghost
  25. Lord, Own This House Thy Dwell­ing Place
  26. Lord, We Come to Weep and Pray
  27. Lord Will Not For­get the Grace, The
  28. Mid the Wild Up­roar of the Stormy Deep
  29. O Thou, Around Whose Throne on High
  30. Our Hea­ven­ly Fa­ther, We Re­sign
  31. Our Sav­ior, Je­sus, Be with These
  32. Redeemer, Lord, and Prince of Peace
  33. Savior, I Feel This Heart Is Vile
  34. Savior, I Love Thy Name
  35. Savior, It Was Thy Gra­cious Word
  36. Savior, May We Come to Thee
  37. Say, Sin­ner! Hath a Voice With­in?
  38. Send Forth, O God, the Heal­ing Tide
  39. Shepherd, Who Lead­est with Ten­der Care
  40. Starlight Soft, Gent­ly Fall
  41. Tell What the Lord for Thee Has Done
  42. Thou Who at La­za­rus’ Grave Didst Weep
  43. Thou Who Didst Once Our Sick­ness Take
  44. Though Earth­ly Friends Es­tranged May Grow
  45. Thy Name, O God Is on the Skies
  46. To Thine Own Je­ru­sa­lem
  47. Together at Thy Throne of Grace
  48. Trump of Is­ra­el’s Ju­bi­lee, The
  49. Turn to Thy Rest, My Soul
  50. We Come with Voice of Song
  51. We Praise Our God, Whose Gra­cious Hand
  52. Ye Who in For­mer Days

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