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The B. F. White Sacred Harp (Cooper Book) Poet Index


Look up names of poets in the table below. Book sources are listed at the end.
Adams, Sarah Fuller (Flower)
587 Nearer, My God, To Thee (Bethany)

Addison, Joseph
402 Protection

Adkins, H. R.
572 We Will Sing with Angels There

Askins, George
59b Holy Manna
514 Wiley

Allen, James
54t Palmetto (1st Verse)

Allen, Rueben Perser
566 O Blessed Day

Allen, Thomas Jefferson
509 We Are Going Home
540 She Is Sleeping (Arranged)
578 God�s Wondrous Love

Auber, Harriet
431 New Bethany

Austin, C. H.
86 Guiding Spirit (Chorus)

Baldwin, Thomas
583 Savannah

Barlow, Joel
264t Great God, Attend (Duke Street)

Bassett, J. W.
198 Jesus Saves (Raymond)

Bathurst, William Hiley
66 Security

Beck, George L.
460 My Soul Abounds with Joy
561 Calling Me
562 On To Calvary (1st Verse)
564 Sweet Home

Beddome, Benjamin
32b Weeping Saviour
68b Come Holy Spirit (Abbeville)
225t Newry
499 Where Love In Glory Shines
589 Gosia

Bennett, Sanford Fillmore
500 Sweet By and By

Blain, John
62 Parting Hand
398t Farewell to All

Bonar, Horatius
75 I Would See Jesus (2nd Verse)

Boyden, L.
393 I�m Wandering To and Fro

Bozarth, William H.
114t Edmonds

Bromehead, Joseph
502 Wilson (2nd & 3rd Verse)

Brown, John S.
571 Not Made With Hands

Brown, Mrs. Phoebe (Hinsdale)
511t Brown

Browne, Simon
138b Ogletree

Burnham, Richard
58 Pisgah

Carmichael, Judge J. M.
582 Long Ago, Comrades

Carver, Stewart
336t Hester (3rd Verse)

Cennick, John
53 Jerusalem
88t Done With the World
163b Marysville
209 Sing His Praise
324 Northport
405 Children of the Heavenly King (The Marcellas)

Chute, W. E.
427 Babylon is Fallen (3rd Verse)

Cleland, Thomas
54b Farewell, My Brethren (Imandra New)

Cleveland, Benjamin
495 A Nearness to God (Eliza)

Cofer, Pleasant Asbury
511b Jesus Died for Me
549 That Sweet Home

Collyer, William Bengo
265b Eternal Spirit (Uxbridge)

Cornett, Joseph Enoch
506 The Orphan Girl

Courtney, Margaret
413 The Loved Ones

Cowper, Frances Maria
379 Span of Life
407 Charlton

Cowper, William
27 Bethel
46 The Fountain of Life
77b The Saviour�s Word (Talbotton)
168 Cowper
287 Cambridge
342 Fountain of Life
368t Remember Me
491 Closer Walk With God
505 Cleansing Fountain
513t The Christian�s Desire (Avon)

Dale, Rev. W. T.
550 Gone Home

Davis, Mary E.
465 Trusting

Davis, R. H.
119 Heaven�s My Home

Davis, Robert J.
526 Heavenly Joy

DeFleury, Maria
384 Longing for Heaven (Panting for Heaven)

Denham, David
119 Heaven�s My Home (2nd & 3rd Verse)
161 Sweet Home

Denson, Amanda Burdette
535t Kelley

Doane, George W.
70b Evening
269 Nightfall

Dobell, John
446t Sharon�s Lovely Rose

Doddridge, Philip
31t Ninety-Third Psalm
68t Do Not I Love Thee (Detroit)
112 The Last Words of Copernicus
121 Florence (1st Verse)
187 The Christian�s Race
266t O Happy Day (Rockingham)
440b Sharpsburg
446b Charming Sound
466 The Christian�s Flight

Dumas, Eld. Edmund
271b Come On, My Friends
444b The Teacher�s Farewell

Duncan, Mary Lundie
455t Vesper

Dwight, Theodore
110 Mount Vernon

Dwight, Timothy
358 Murillo�s Lesson
448 I Love Thy Kingdon

Ecking, Samuel
278t Sweet Heaven
429 Christian�s Delight

Ellis, John
341 The Lone Pilgrim (The White Pilgrim)

Elliott, Charlotte
436t Humble Penitent

Fawcett, John
95b The Christian�s Love
205 Pleasant Hill

Francis, Benjamin
123t The Dying Christian

Gambold, John
369 Send a Blessing

Gibbons, Thomas
442t Blooming Youth

Givens, D. J.
84 The Crucified Saviour

Granade, John Adam
61 Sweet Rivers
83b The Weary Souls
102 Fulfillment
121 Florence (2nd Verse)
201 Pilgrim

Green, William L.
380t Nettie

Grigg, Joseph
32t I�m Not Ashamed of Jesus (Corinth)
532 O Jesus, Ever with Us Stay

Robins, Gurdon
33 Gathering Home (2nd Verse)

Hammond, William
70t Gainsville
575 Davis (Lonsdale)

Hafley, W. C.
344 We�ll Meet Beyond the Grave

Harris, Kate
398b The Dying Californian

Hart, Joseph
81 Jesus Is Willing (Beach Spring)
93 Frozen Heart
147 Washington
368b Newman
416t My Native Land (2nd verse)
422b The Grieved Soul

Haskell, Rev. Jefferson
463 Angel Band (Land of Beulah)

Haweis, Thomas
496b The Master�s Call
497 The Bitter Cup

Heath, George
385t Fight On
447b Laban

Heber, Reginald
123b Cross of Christ (2nd Verse)
158 Funeral Thought
175 Star in the East
224 Save, Lord, or We Perish

Heginbothom, Ottiwell
434 Thus Will I Sing (Fillmore)

Herr, L. B.
180 A Place for Children

Hicks, Berryman T.
124b The Dying Minister
426b The Time is Rolling On (Shiloah)

Hogan, Bill
520 Rest for the Soul

Holden, Oliver
108t Weeping Sinners

Hollyday, Rev.
292b The Wonder
347 It Is a Wonder If I Am Saved (�Tis Wonder)

Hope, Henry J. M.
563 Jesus Is Mine

Hunter, Mrs. J. M.
530 God�s Unchanging Hand
545 I Have a Precious Friend

Hunter, William
95t Farewell, Vain World (4th Verse)
111b To Die No More
116 I Will Shout and Sing in Glory (2nd, 3rd, & 4th Verses)
432 The Heavenly Mansion
462 Fatherland
467 Pray, Brethren, Pray
488 Unity

Jackson, Judge
519 My Mother�s Gone

Jernigan, Mrs. Emma
580 The Gates of Paradise
584 I Love to Sing of Jesus

Jones, Edmund
29t Come, Humble Sinner (Fairfield)
294 Never Part

Keeton, Margaret
464 Hocutt

Kemperfelt, Richard
139 Elysian

Ken, Thomas
49t Old Hundred (2nd verse)
555 Praise the Redeemer (New Hope) (Chorus)

Kidder, Mrs. Mary Ann
483 Where the Saints Are Passing Over

Kieffer, Aldine Silliman
199 City of Light
346 My Happy Home
515 When the Lord Shall Come for Me

King, John
178 Hosanna

Lee, Clark
195 Mars Hill Morning
380b Humble Pleadings

Lee, David I.
273 Marthasville

Leland, John
82 Bound for Canaan
85 The Morning Trumpet
106 Ecstacy
129 Heavenly Armor
132 Evening Shade
319 Religion Is a Fortune
320 The Lost City
322 Soon We Shall Land on Canaan�s Shore (Autauga)

Leopard, Herbert
512 Oh, How Wonderful!

389b The Sky

Loftin, Thomas Willard
527 Heavenly Grace

Lowry, Rev. Robert
449 Beautiful River

Lyte, Henry F.
370 Monroe

M., W.
55 Shall We Know Each Other There?

Mackay, Mary
385b Asleep in Jesus

Mason, William
381b The Surrender

Masters, Mary
74b Solid Comfort (King of Peace)
420 Religion Is Sweet
461 Let Us Sing (2nd Verse)

Maxwell, James
528t The Gospel Sound

McLendon, A. J.
539 Bidding Farewell to Loved Ones

McNemar, Richard
150 The Spiritual Sailor
427 Babylon is Fallen (1st & 2nd Verse)

McNaughton, John H.
518 Love At Home

Medley, Samuel
156 San Diego
275t Loving-Kindness
277 Antioch
424 Sweet Union
453t Clark
493 Where Heavenly Joy Imparts
513b Whosoever Will
562 On To Calvary (2nd Verse)
576 Allen

Merritt, John Newton
392 Little Pilgrim
586 Traveler�s Rest�Samson

Miller, John Wesley
522 Shades of Night
524 My Home Above

Miller, William
105b Turn, Sinner, Turn

Mills, Elizabeth King
154b Eden
284 The Christian�s Rest
285b Land of Rest
386 Carry Me Home
390 New Prospect
430 Land of Rest
438t Missouri
577 Forever Blest (1st, 2nd, & 3rd Verses)

Milman, Henry Hart
149 The Trumpet

Montgomery, James
164 Duane Street

Moore, W. F.
461 Let Us Sing (1st Verse)

More, Hannah
136 Morality

Newell, Mrs. Laura E.
174 Gospel Message

Newton, John
45t Amazing Grace (New Britain)
52b Prayer of Bartimeus (Charlestown)
56 Salem
113 The Prodigal Son
127 Green Fields
146 Hallelujah (3rd Verse)
148 Jefferson
176b The Good Physician
177 Jesus Loves to Answer Prayer
268b Texas
283t How Sweet the Name (Ortonville)
318 Morning Meditation
331t The Father�s Boundless Love (Columbiana)
331b Mercy, O Thou Son of David (Villulia)
335 Return Again
362 The Lord�s Promise
367 Dear Name! The Rock on Which I Stand (Verses)
438b Jewett
442b Pickard�s Hymn
444t The Gospel Pool
458 Friendship
504t Peterborough
533 Thy Love Proclaim (Verses)

Nicholson, James
503 That Beautiful Land On High

Nowlin, Morris
133 John 4:14

Occom, Rev. Samson
295 The Sinner Must Be Born Again (Ganges)

Ogilvie, John
172 Harmony

Ormsby, Thomas
100 The Bower of Prayer

P., F. B.
343 Long Sought Home

Parker, Eld. John W.
348b Blessed Forever

Parris, O. A.
559 Will You Meet Me?

Pearce, Samuel
145b The Child�s Prayer (Sweet Affliction)
330b Sacred Music

Perronet, Edward
63 Coronation (1st & 2nd Verse)
533 Thy Love Proclaim (Chorus)

Pope, Alexander
245 Vital Spark (Claremont)

Reed, Andrew
516 Tallahassee

Rees, John Palmer
408 Weeping Mary
417 Weeping Pilgrim

Rhodes, Benjamin
394 Messiah�s Praise

Riley, E. W.
529 When Jesus Calls

Rippon, John
38t Sessions
63 Coronation (3rd Verse)

Robinson, Leonidas
382 The Cleansing Fountain

Robinson, Robert
59t Lord Revive Us (Holy Manna)
135 Olney
145t Streams of Mercy (Warrenton)
268t Restoration
333 Family Circle
457 Zion�s Ship
474 Rest for the Weary

Rountree, Dennis Wilson
34 Gone to a Better World
569 He Leads Me All the Way

Ryland, John
355 Hinder Me Not

Sanders, Thomas Franklin
37 The Christian�s Home (Altered)

Sawyer, Rev. Seymour Boughton
338 Rise to the Mansions of Glory

Scott, Rev. Thomas
396 Look to Jesus, Weary One

Seagrave, Robert
131b Invocation
508 Amsterdam

Senn, C. M.
534 The Saints Will Be Gathered There
554 Where the Soul Shall Never Die

Shaffer, Lacy Freer
229 The Great Roll Call

Shepherd, Thomas
279 Cross for You and Me

Shindler, Mary Stanley Bunce Dana
312 Sing to Me of Heaven
323b Soft Music
339 When I Am Gone
410 Willie
445b My Last Moments
459 Tolling Bell

Shirley, Walter
54t Palmetto (Altered) (1st Verse)

Sikes, Matthew
387 Penick

Smith, Joshua
69 Minister�s Farewell

Smith, Samuel Francis, D. D.
395t Can I Leave You?
416t My Native Land (1st verse)
484 My Country �Tis of Thee (America)

Steele, Anne
50b Distress

Stennett, Samuel
44 The Converted Thief
51 My Home (Lisbon)
65 Sweet Prospect
128 The Promised Land
131t Messiah (1st verse)
378t The Heavenly Port
439 Adoration
478 March On
557 Jordan�s Banks

Stevens, D. F.
404 He Died on the Cross

Stites, Edgar Page
573 Trusting Jesus

Stowell, Hugh
96 Mercy Seat

Swain, Joseph
411 The Finest Flower

Tate, Nahum
98 Glory Shone Around
186 Sherburne

Taylor, Caleb Jarvis
109 Carnsville
125 Expression
326 Weary Pilgrim

Terry, John S.
119 Heaven�s My Home

Thompson, Will Lamartine
328 There�s a Great Day Coming

Tillou, W. C.
39 Eden of Love

Toplady, Rev. Augustus Montague
403 Heavenly Rest
451 Rock of Ages (Toplady)
502 Wilson (1st Verse)

Trivett, Edward
76b Desire for Piety

Vaughn, Benjamin Lewis
521 A Golden Crown to Wear

Vaughn, Eld. Robert Lee
468 Sweet Thought

Wade, John Francis
223 Portuguese Hymn

Warner, Anna Bartlett
392 Little Pilgrim (2nd Verse)

Waterbury, Jared B.
152 Bruce�s Address
325 The Cause of Christ

Watts, Isaac
28t Will Guide Us Till We Die (Aylesbury)
28b Life Is the Time to Serve the Lord (Wells)
30t Rochester
30b Prospect
31b Come, We That Love the Lord (Webster)
33 Gathering Home (1st Verse)
35 Augusta
36t America
36b Ninety-Fifth Psalm (1st & 2nd Verse)
38b The Road to Life and Death (Windham)
41 Poyner
43 The Hope of Heaven (Primrose Hill)
45b Supplication
47t Salvation, O the Joyful Sound (Primrose)
48t Devotion
49b Will God Forever Cast Us Off? (Mear) (1st, 2nd, & 3rd verse)
50t Consolation
52t Albion
57 Am I a Soldier of the Cross? (Christian Soldier)
71 My Soul Forsakes Her Vain Delight (Leander)
73t Show Pity, Lord (Cusseta)
73b Soldiers of Christ (Arlington)
74t The Inquirer
86 Guiding Spirit (Verse)
91 Assurance
117 Timmons
118 Sounding Joy
120 The Lord Jehovah Reigns (Chambers)
124t Heavenly Land
138t Song to the Lamb
142 Stratfield
151 Symphony
154t Holy Land
155 How Long, Dear Saviour (Northfield)
157 How We Grovel Here Below (Zynder-Zee)
162 Hark! from the Tomb (Plenary)
163t Morning
166 Joyful
169 Dartmouth
171 Exhortation
173 To Thee Will I Direct My Prayer (Phoebus)
182 Newburgh
183 Arbacoochee
184b Tribulation
189 Montgomery
192 Schenectady
193 Huntington
197 Edwards
200 With Songs and Honors (Edom)
202 New Lebanon
203 Florida
206 Come, Friends, Go With Me
210 Minnesota
211 Whitestown
212 Sharon
214 Repentance
216 Delight
217 Great God, Attend (Ballstown)
218 Mount Pleasant
220 Mount Zion
222 Ocean
242 Newton
243b To Thee I Call (Hingham)
244 Joyful News (Resignation)
264b Hebron
267t Sacred Stream
267b Hedgeburg
271t Safety
272 Exhortation
274b Baldwin
275b Roll On
276 Bridgewater
280 Vain World, Be Gone (Westford)
283b Am I a Soldier? (Ortonville)
289 Greensborough
290 Alas! And Did My Saviour Bleed (Victoria)
291 Shepherds, Rejoice
292t Happy Day
293t Ballerma
293b Saint Thomas
296 Sardinia
297 Conversion
298 Providence
299 New Jerusalem
300 Calvary
302 Greenland
304 Morgan
306 News From the Regions of the Skies (Oxford)
309 Living Lamb
310 The Weeping Saviour
311 Silver Street
313 Concord
314 Amherst
315 Worlds Above
327 Hatfield
336t Hester (1st, 2nd, & 4th Verses)
357 God�s Eternal (Complaint)
371 Heavenly Dove (Turner)
372 Mount Pleasant
375 Love the Lord
395b Fleeting Days
409 Promised Day
418 Rees
419 Melancholy Day
423 Grantville
433 Rejoice
435 Sacred Rest
441 The Saint�s Delight
443 Beatrice
445t Hill of Zion
447t Boylston
450 Leaning on Jesus� Breast
472 The Sinner�s Friend
477 Let the Saints Appear (1st Verse & Chorus)
480 Leaning on Jesus� Breast No. 2
489 Cooper (Jordan)
494 If Christ Be in My Arms (Grafton)
498 The Living Stone
507b The Glory of the Cross
541 I�m Going Home to Die No More
552 And Live Through Endless Day
553 The Hill of Zion
555 Praise the Redeemer (New Hope) (Verses)
567 Child of Thine
570 Our King Above the Sky
581 Wells Second
588 Worchester
590 Every Grace
592 The Judgment

Wesley, Charles
40 Blow Ye the Trumpet (Lenox)
47b Idumea
48b Thou Man of Grief (Kedron)
77t The Child of Grace
88b Mount Zion
103 Animation
107 Martin
131t Messiah (2nd verse)
146 Hallelujah (1st & 2nd Verses)
188 Spring
207b Passing Away
243t Yarbrough
266b Lebanon New
270 Confidence
285t Arnold
286b Melody
308 Parting Friends
330t Love Divine
336b Haw Ridge
373 Weeping Peter
383 Eternal Day
389t Saint Peters
416b Vernon
428 World Unknown
475 Lover of the Lord
486 No Night on That Golden Shore
536 Thy Love (North Salem)
543 Consecration
556 A Prayerful Heart
585 The Gospel Feast

Whitehead, William P.
535b Take Me Home

Whitehurst, Mary
591 Sweet Reunion

Whitfield, Frederick
367 Dear Name! the Rock on Which I Stand (Chorus)

Williams, Helen Maria
143 Playel�s Hymn Second

Wood, H.
94 My Sands of Life (Mulberry Grove)

Woodhull, A. A.
594 National Blessings (A Glimpse of Thee)

Young, Andrew
348t Happy Land

Young, Edward
235 The Resurrection (Easter Anthem)

Books as Poetry Sources

Below are the names of books listed in The B. F. White Sacred Harp as poetry sources. Poets are listed above.
American Musical Magazine
365 Southwell

American Sunday School Psalmody
452 Elder

Baltimore Collection
80b Service of the Lord
95t Farewell, Vain World (1st & 2nd Verse)
111t Journey Home (2nd & 3rd Verse)
144 Jubilee
153 Come and Go with Me to Heaven (1st Verse)
170 Exhilaration
176t Ragan
207t I�m On My Journey Home (2nd & 3rd Verse)
274t The Golden Harp
278b Traveling Pilgrim
282 I�m Going Home
345t Jesus Is My Friend
359 Prosperity
381t Never Turn Back
558 I�ll Praise My Master

Baptist Harmony
115 The Midnight Cry

Baptist Hymn Book
356 Cheves

Battle�s Collection of Hymns
83t Vale of Sorrow
92 The Glorious Light of Zion (Burk)
321 Man�s Redemption
546 Farther On

Bever�s Christian Songster
492 The Poor, Wayfaring Stranger (Wayfaring Stranger)

Bright Jewels
560 Singing As I Go

Bryan�s Songster�s Companion
79 The Old Ship of Zion
388 The Happy Sailor

Broaddus and Broaddus� Collection of Sacred Ballads
36b Ninety-Fifth Psalm (3rd Verse)
99 Gospel Trumpet
146 Hallelujah (4th Verse)
421 Sweet Morning
426t Dumas
577 Forever Blest (4th Verse)

Christian Harmony
54t Palmetto (2nd Verse)
240 The Christian�s Song
544 My Eternal Home (Home)

Charles� Hymns and Spiritual Songs
470 There We Our Jesus Shall Adore (Sardis)
471 Come On, My Fellow Pilgrims

The Charleston Courier
165 Family Bible

Choice Selection of Hymns and Spiritual Songs
454 The Blessed Lamb

Christian Lyre
64 Refreshing Showers (Nashville)

The Christian�s Magazine
504b North Jersey

Clay�s Hymns and Spiritual Songs
507t Jackson

Collection of Hymns and Spiritual Songs
42 Social Band (Clamanda)

Courtney�s The Christian Pocket Companion
90 Arise and Pray (Look Out)

Church Psalmody
336t Hester (5th Verse)

Dobell�s New Selection
288 White
340 The Rock That Is Higher Than I
412 New Hosanna
479 Behold A Sinner

Dover Selection
528b Peaceful Shore

Dupuy�s Hymns and Spiritual Songs
159 Wondrous Love

Elliott�s Sacred Lyre
60 Saints Bound for Heaven

Hall�s New Collection
29b Entreaty (Liverpool)
215 New Topia
286t Saint�s Request

Holy Bible: 1 Corinthians 15:20
235 The Resurrection (Easter Anthem)

Holy Bible: II Samuel 18:33
239 David�s Lamentation

Holy Bible: Luke 24:34
235 The Resurrection (Easter Anthem)

Holy Bible: Matthew 3:1-4
227 Baptismal Anthem

Holy Bible: Psalms 96:8-11, 13
230 Reverential Anthem

Holy Bible: Revelation 7:9, 4:8b, 8:13, 11:15a, 6:15-17
250 Heavenly Vision

Holy Bible: Song of Solomon 2:1-5,7-8,10-11
254 Rose of Sharon

Hymns for Sunday Schools
456 Almighty Father

Lloyd�s Hymns on Select Passages of Scripture
101t Canaan�s Land

Lloyd�s The Primitive Hymns
37 The Christian�s Home

Mead�s General Selection
87 Sweet Canaan
95t Farewell, Vain World (3rd Verse)
101b Holy City
111t Journey Home
116 I Will Shout and Sing in Glory (1st Verse)
207t I�m On My Journey Home (1st Verse)
376 Help Me to Sing
397 We�ll Soon Be There
551 World Above

Mercer�s Cluster
67 Columbus
104 The Lovely Story

Mintz�s Spiritual Song Book
213 The Good Old Way
360 The Royal Band

Myers� The Zion Songster
406 New Harmony

New Starry Crown
501 That Beautiful Land

Parkinson's A Selection of Hymns and Sacred Songs
482 Amazing Love

Peak�s New Collection of Hymns and Spiritual Songs
80t Shouting Song
323t Mullins

Pious Songs
122 All Is Well

The Portsmouth Selection
130 Millennium

Providence Selection
76t Holiness
105t Saint Paul

The Psalmist
568 Gone to Rest

Psalmodist�s Companion
185 Pilgrim�s Farewell

Purify�s Selection of Hymns and Spiritual Songs
76b Desire for Piety (Altered)
191 Jesus Is Winning Souls (Essay)
469 Winning Souls

The Religious Telescope
437 Ester

Rippon�s Selection
72 Firm Foundation (Bellevue)
74b Solid Comfort (King of Peace) (Altered)
265t Restoration New
303 The Fountain (Sincerity)

The Sacred Harp
79 The Old Ship of Zion (Altered)
89 The Church�s Desolation
374 O Sing With Me!
377t Happy Home
377b Parting Friends
399 The Dying Boy
400 Struggle On
401 Cuba
436b The Infant Request
455b Still Better
473 Jesus Rose

Scottish Psalter and Paraphrases
126 Babel�s Streams

Seamen�s Devotional Assistant and Mariners� Hymns
329 Vain World, Adieu!

Second Advent Hymn Book
453b Highlands of Heaven

Shaker text
208 Little Songs and Little Ways (Louisiana)

Social and Campmeeting Songs
134 The Christian�s Hope
332 Sons of Sorrow
378b Eureka

Southern Harmony
123b Cross of Christ (1st Verse)
141 Complainer
179 The Christian Warfare
196 Alabama
425 Golden Streets

Stowe�s Melodies for the Temperance Band
334 O Come Away!

Sunday School Hymn Book
140 Chicago

Supplement to the Kentucky Harmony
364 Greenland

Sweet Singer of Israel
337 Mercy�s Free

Tate & Brady�s New Version
49t Old Hundred (1st verse)

Totten�s Collection of the Most Admired Hymns and Spiritual Songs
225b Christmas Anthem

Wolcott�s Selection of Hymns and Spiritual Songs
204 Mission
414 Morning Sun