We would see Jesus, for the shadows lengthen
We would see Jesus, for the shadows lengthen. Anna Bartlett Warner* (1827-1915).
JJ, p. 1725, noted in the ‘New Supplement’ that this hymn appeared in Anna Warner’s novel, Dollars and Cents (New York, 1852) ( The novel was republished in Britain as Speculation; or the Glen-Luna family (London: Routledge, 1853), with the author’s name as ‘Amy Lothrop’ (Anna Warner’s pseudonym).
A previous entry in JJ, p. 1595, had said that the hymn was ‘usually atributed to Ellen Ellis, a contributor to the Golden Grain Series’ (a Seventh-day Adventist series featuring Christian literature for children. Nothing seems to be known of Ellen Ellis, and the name may be a pseudonym). This was corrected in...
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