George Cooper

Short Name: George Cooper
Full Name: Cooper, George, 1840-1927
Birth Year: 1840
Death Year: 1927

George Cooper, poet, was born in the city of New York, May 14, 1840 son of John and Hepzibah Cooper, He was educated in the public schools of his native city, and afterwards studied law under the late Chester A. Arthur. After practicing for a short time, he renounced his profession to devote himself to the vocation to which his natural gifts inclined him. In his early years, he had developed a taste for writing, and before his sixteenth year had begun to contribute acceptable verses to several leading magazines. Encouraged by the success that met his early productions, he wrote constantly, and became a regular contributor to such periodicals as “The Independent,” “Harpers’ Young People,” and “Harper’s Magazine,” “Atlantic Monthly,” “Putman’s Monthly,” “Our Young Folks,” and “Appleton’s Journal.” Writing constantly for more than a decade, Mr. Cooper has frequently enriched the periodical literature of America by verses of much felicity, and has attracted a wide circle, among his poems are always welcomed with pleasure. His happiest verse has been written for children, and in it lies his chief claim to remembrance. A number of his children’s poems have been published in the collection known as “School and Home Melodies;” and he also issued a volume of hymns consisting exclusively of his own writing and entitled, “The Chaplet.” Among his best-known songs are: “Beautiful Isle of the Sea,” “Must We Then Meet as Strangers,” “Sweet Genevieve,” “While the days Are Going By,” and “God Bless the Little Church Around the Corner.” He has written song words for such composers as Wallace, Abt, Thomas, Millard, and Foster. Of His Other poems, “After,” and “Hereafter” are general favorites; the “Ballad of the Storming of Stony Point” was awarded a prize, and “Learning to Walk” was honored by a commendation from the late William Cullen Bryant. Mr. Cooper was married, in 1877, to Mary E., Daughter of William Tyson, and has since resided at Jersey Heights, where he still employs his leisure in writing.


Texts by George Cooper (197)sort descendingAsAuthority LanguagesInstances
A gentle word is never lostGeorge Cooper (Author)English1
A song, a song for water brightGeorge Cooper (Author)English10
Again we meet togetherGeorge Cooper (Author)English1
All for Jesus, loving SaviorGeo. Cooper (Author)English2
Angels call me, mother dearGeorge Cooper (Author)2
Angry words, O never let themGeorge Cooper (Author)English1
Another year, another year, Has swiftly rolled awayGeorge Cooper (Author)English1
As the hart panteth after the brooksGeo. Cooper (Author)English2
Baby is going to bye-lo-landGeorge Cooper (Author)English4
Bear His banner onwardGeorge Cooper (Author)English1
Beautiful Angels of light and loveGeorge Cooper (Author)English1
Beautiful mansions of the blestGeorge Cooper (Author)English1
Blessed are the peacemakersGeorge Cooper (Author)English2
Blessed are they that for His sakeGeorge Cooper (Author)English2
Blessed is He that cometh in the name of the Lord! Joyfully let us meet Him!George Cooper (Author)English1
Blest are the merciful, For mercy shall be theirsGeorge Cooper (Author)English1
Brood not over the sinful pastGeo. Cooper (Author)English3
Can you reject the Savior dearGeo. Cooper (Author)English2
Christ is born! Christ is born! shout the tidings far and wideGeorge Cooper (Author)English1
Christ is risen, Christ is risen, Glory to the Father's nameGeorge Cooper (Author)English1
Christmas bells are gaily ringing, Singing, ringing on the airGeorge Cooper (Author)English2
Cling fast unto the rockGeo. Cooper (Author)English2
Cling to the rock, brother, cling while you mayGeo. Cooper (Author)English2
Clinging, clinging, to the crossGeorge Cooper (Author)English2
Come and join our merry bandGeorge Cooper (Author)English1
Come to the loving Savior, Come, for He calleth nowGeorge Cooper (Author)English4
Dark hung the night, and drearyGeorge Cooper (Author)English1
Das Verlorne sollst du rettenGeorge Cooper (Author)German2
Dawn may bring us care and painGeorge Cooper (Author)English1
Day by day our loved ones crossGeorge Cooper (Author)English1
Do you hear sweet voices singing?George Cooper (Author)English1
Don't be discouraged, my brotherGeorge Cooper (Author)English1
Faith in God's kindnessGeorge Cooper (Author)English1
Faith in Jesus, O the precious treasureGeo. Cooper (Author)English2
Father, 'tis the eventideGeorge Cooper (Author)English1
Fierce is our foe and marshalled in mightGeorge Cooper (Author)3
Fight the good fight bravelyGeorge Cooper (Author)English4
Fly to the ark, sinner forsakenGeo. Cooper (Author)English2
Gather, children, gather, Sing with voices gayGeorge Cooper (Author)2
Gathering the sheaves in the rising sunGeorge Cooper (Author)English1
Gird the Christian's armor onGeo. Cooper (Author)English2
Give, 'tis the Savior's preceptGeorge Cooper (Author)English2
Give us this day our daily bread, Thy blessing be upon us allGeorge Cooper (Author)English1
God bless our pastor! may he beGeorge Cooper (Author)English1
Gone beyond the darksome riverGeo. Cooper (Author)English2
Hallelujah, hallelujah, sing, O sing a song of joy today!George Cooper (Author)English3
Hallowed be Thy name! we come Wigh grateful songs of praiseGeorge Cooper (Author)English1
Happy, happy carols, Sing we all todayGeorge Cooper (Author)English1
Hark! the blessed AngelsGeorge Cooper (Author)English1
Here in love we meetGeorge Cooper (Author)English1
His love aboundeth still for theeGeo. Cooper (Author)English2
Ho toilers in God's vineyardGeo. Cooper (Author)English2
Hopeful hearts are never weary Though the future darkly loomsGeorge Cooper (Author)English1
How can I deny Thee, my SaviorGeorge Cooper (Author)English2
How could you meet your SaviorGeorge Cooper (Author)English2
How many souls grow wearyGeorge Cooper (Author)English1
How sweet, how dear the hallowed spellGeorge Cooper (Author)2
How sweet to gather side by sideGeorge Cooper (Author)English1
I am but a tiny cricketGeorge Cooper (Author)English2
I am waiting till my Lord shall comeGeo. Cooper (Author)English3
I come to Thee believingGeo. Cooper (Author)English3
I will arise and go to HimGeorge Cooper (Author)English2
I will be a little helperGeorge Cooper (Author)English1
I'd be a standard bearerGeorge Cooper (Author)English1
I'd love to see my SaviorGeorge Cooper (Author)English1
If Christ's precepts I've slightedGeo. Cooper (Author)English2
If my duties I've slightedGeorge Cooper (Author)English1
In the furrows of thy life, Scatter seed, scatter seedX. X. X. (Author)English11
In the lowly manger lyingGeorge Cooper (Author)English1
In the ship of faith, we are sailing onGeo. Cooper (Author)English2
In the sight of God, I'm a sinnerGeorge Cooper (Author)2
It may be tomorrow, it may be todayGeorge Cooper (Author)English1
Jesus waits for you evermoreGeorge Cooper (Author)English2
Just on the threshold, O why not come inG. Cooper (Author)English3
Keep step on our march to the SaviorGeorge Cooper (Author)English1
Keep your lamps burning, In faith and in joy!George Cooper (Author)English1
Lead us, O Savior, leadGeo. Cooper (Author)English2
Lest we faint beside the wayGeorge Cooper (Author)English1
Let the hills and vales resound, every heart with rapture boundGeorge Cooper (Author)English2
Light is beaming just beyondGeorge Cooper (Author)English2
List our merry carol, On this blessed mornGeorge Cooper (Author)English2
Little Christian heroesGeorge Cooper (Author)English1
Little sowers on life's wayGeorge Cooper (Author)English1
Lo! He's knocking at every heartGeorge Cooper (Author)English4
Long foretold by prophets holyGeorge Cooper (Author)2
Long had I wandered, Lord, from TheeGeo. Cooper (Author)English2
Loud roared the tempestGeo. Cooper (Author)English2
Manches Herz will fast ermüdenGeorge Cooper (Author)German6
Merry Christmas, merry Christmas (Cooper)George Cooper (Author)English2
More like Jesus every day, Still my heart, Lord, would beGeorge Cooper (Author)English3
My heart was filled with fearsGeorge Cooper (Author)English1
No more in sorrow he will wanderGeorge Cooper (Author)2
Now! is the precious hourGeorge Cooper (Author)English2
O, blessed, blessed morn! How sweet the rest you bringGeorge Cooper (Author)English1
O child of many prayersGeorge Cooper (Author)English2
O lovely star that shone so brightGeorge Cooper (Author)English1
O night so dark, so drearyGeorge Cooper (Author)English1
O, safely through the gloom of nightGeorge Cooper (Author)English1
O the beautiful hereafterGeorge Cooper (Author)English1
O the days roll on, and we near the hourGeorge Cooper (Author)English4
O! the joyful bells are ringingGeorge Cooper (Author)English1
O, the joys so bright and lovingGeorge Cooper (Author)English1
O what delight, when earth is endedGeorge Cooper (Author)English2
O come to Him, ye hearts opprestGeo. Cooper (Author)English2
O I often sit and wonder as the years are rolling byRev. W. G. C. (Author)English1
O sing me a song of the land far awayGeo. Cooper (Author)English3
O will my soul be readyGeo. Cooper (Author)English2
One by one, we're passing over, Passing to the better landGeorge Cooper (Author)English2
One gentle thought comes over meGeorge Cooper (Author)English1
Only a little while longer to waitGeorge Cooper (Author)English1
Only Christ can save your soulGeorge Cooper (Author)English4
Only through Christ our pardon is sealedGeo. Cooper (Author)English2
Our Father, who art in heaven, We humbly kneel before Thy throneGeorge Cooper (Author)English1
Over the ocean sailingGeorge Cooper (Author)English1
Over the stream to the beautiful landGeorge Cooper (Author)English1
Promise sweet of JesusGeorge Cooper (Author)English2
Raise aloft the temperance banner, Conquer we or dieGeorge Cooper (Author)English2
Raise the banner of the crossGeorge Cooper (Author)English1
Refuge in my pain and fearGeorge Cooper (Author)English2
Sabbath bells, so sweetly callingGeorge Cooper (Author)English1
Safe from ocean, safe from oceanGeorge Cooper (Author)English2
Safe in Thy arms, O Savior dear and blestGeo. Cooper (Author)English4
Savior, ever meek and mildGeorge Cooper (Author)English1
Savior, lift us from temptationGeo. Cooper (Author)English2
See, 'tis the lifeboatGeo. Cooper (Author)English2
Send the Bible to the heathenGeorge Cooper (Author)English1
Serving Him in gladnessGeo. Cooper (Author)English2
Shadows fall around us nowGeorge Cooper (Author)English1
Shall we ever grow old up there?George Cooper (Author)English1
Sing of Jesus, blest RedeemerGeo. Cooper (Author)English2
Sing of the Home of the good and the blestGeorge Cooper (Author)English2
Sing the dear old storyGeo. Cooper (Author)English2
Sinner, heed the callGeorge Cooper (Author)English1
Something each day—a smileGeorge Cooper (Author)English2
Something for Jesus, something each dayGeorge Cooper (Author)English1
Star of the east, O Bethlehem starGeorge Cooper (Author)4
Still faith, O Savior, grant to meGeorge Cooper (Author)English2
Tell it to Jesus, thy sorrow, thy painGeo. Cooper (Author)English3
That's a kind word to sayGeorge Cooper (Author)English1
The angels rolled the stone away, And watched beside the tombGeorge Cooper (Author)English1
The battle rages highGeorge Cooper (Author)English1
The bells are merrily ringingGeo. Cooper (Author)English2
The daughter slept, so calmly sleptGeorge Cooper (Author)English1
The glaring sun of middayGeorge Cooper (Author)English1
The golden rule, the golden ruleGeorge Cooper (Author)English1
The night was dark over GalileeGeorge Cooper (Author)English1
The poor ye have alwaysGeorge Cooper (Author)English1
The sighing and the longingGeo. Cooper (Author)English2
There are lonely hearts to cherishGeo. Cooper (Author)English124
There are some who vanish earlyGeorge Cooper (Author)English1
There are sunbeams to scatterGeorge Cooper (Author)English1
There's a grand and noble army, that is gathering for the fightGeorge Cooper (Author)English2
There's a heaven for you, and a Savior so trueGeo. Cooper (Author)English4
There's a kingdom afar that my Lord has preparedGeorge Cooper (Author)English2
There's a path that upward leadethGeorge Cooper (Author)English1
There's a rest from pain and sorrowGeo. Cooper (Author)English2
There's a ship whose captain never failsGeorge Cooper (Author)English2
They were wanderers from the foldGeorge Cooper (Author)English1
Though your sins are manifoldGeo. Cooper (Author)English3
Thou who on the cross Didst suffer all for meGeo. Cooper (Author)English2
Though full of sin and sorrowGeorge Cooper (Author)English1
Thy kingdom come, O Lord, we prayGeorge Cooper (Author)English1
To do Thy holy will, to bear Thy crossGeorge Cooper (Author)English20
True knights of the cross are weGeorge Cooper (Author)English1
Turn not from thy fallen brotherGeorge Cooper (Author)English1
Undying love, O sweet the thoughtGeorge Cooper (Author)English4
Vain the guard appointedGeorge Cooper (Author)English1
Waiting for the call, While the sun is shiningGeorge Cooper (Author)English1
Wanderers come to the foldGeo. Cooper (Author)English2
We are marching to the riverGeo. Cooper (Author)English3
We are nearing home, that home so brightGeo. Cooper (Author)English2
We shall clasp to our bosoms the loved and the blestGeorge Cooper (Author)English1
Weary wanderers from the foldGeo. Cooper (Author)English2
What can I do for Thee, Who hast done all for me?George Cooper (Author)English1
What though thy heart with grief is bowedGeo. Cooper (Author)English3
What though trials and sorrows my pathway has knownGeorge Cooper (Author)English2
What were the blessed words He saidGeorge Cooper (Author)English1
Whatever thou hast to doGeorge Cooper (Author)English1
When from our home we miss the starGeorge Cooper (Author)English1
When I dream about the loved onesGeorge Cooper (Author)English1
When the storm of earth is endedGeorge Cooper (Author)English2
When thou art weary, so weary of sin and of strifeGeorge Cooper (Author)English2
When we gather in glory thereGeorge Cooper (Author)English1
When you hear the cry of woeGeorge Cooper (Author)English1
Where shall joy be foundGeorge Cooper (Author)English1
While sunset glows over hill and valeGeorge Cooper (Author)English1
While the sun is warm and brightGeorge Cooper (Author)English1
Who is thy brother, the outcast and poorGeo. Cooper (Author)English2
Who waits at early morning?George Cooper (Author)English1
Who will be the first to meet usGeorge Cooper (Author)English1
Why do you tarry, pilgrim?Geo. Cooper (Author)English2
Why do your hearts repine?George Cooper (Author)English1
Withhold the angry wordGeorge Cooper (Author)3
Work in God's vineyard! the workers are fewGeorge Cooper (Author)English1
Working for Jesus O toil ever dearGeorge Cooper (Author)English2
Yonder's the land where the loved ones areGeorge Cooper (Author)English8
正當時日悄然而過 (Zhèngdàngshí rì qiǎorán érguò)George Cooper (Author)Chinese2

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