Eliza Cook

Short Name: Eliza Cook
Full Name: Cook, Eliza, 1817-1889
Birth Year: 1817
Death Year: 1889

Cook, Eliza, daughter of a merchant in Southwark, was born Dec. 24, 1817, and died at Wimbledon, Sept. 23, 1889. Her works in poetry and prose are well and widely known. Her hymn published in 1860, "Father above, I pray to Thee" (Child's Evening Hymn), is in several hymn-books, including Martineau's Hymns, &c, 1873.

--John Julian, Dictionary of Hymnology, Appendix, Part II (1907)


Cook, Eliza, p. 1558, i. She died at Wimbledon, Sept. 24 (not 23), 1889. Her hymn, "Father above, I pray," &c, is from her Poems, 1853, vol. iv., p. 201.

--John Julian, Dictionary of Hymnology, New Supplement (1907)

Texts by Eliza Cook (15)sort descendingAsAuthority LanguagesInstances
Father, holy Guardian, in Thy tender loveEliza Cook (Author)English3
I drifted on the sea of lifeEliza Cook (Author)2
Let us speak of a man as we find him, and censureEliza Cook (Author)3
Lift the temperance banner higherEliza Cook (Author)2
List, to the dreamy tone that dwellsEliza Cook (Author)3
Little sleeper Christ has takenEliza Cook (Author)2
Live and let live 'tis the great law of natureEliza Cook (Author)2
O, Father, won't you sign the pledgeE. Cook (Author)2
Peaceful and fair is the smiling reposeEliza Cook (Author)2
Poison drops of care and sorrowE. Cook (Author)1
Speak gently, it is better farEliza Cook (Author)English1
Sweet is the hour that brings us homeEliza Cook (Author)2
There is a star that cheers our wayEliza Cook (Author)2
They call the world a dreary placeEliza Cook (Author)English3
Will Jesus hear a little childEliza Cook (Author)1

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