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Leeson, Jane Elizabeth, an English lady hymn writer, born in 1807, and author of the following volumes: Hymns and Scenes of Childhood, 1842; Songs of Christian Chivalry, 1848; The Child's Book of Ballads, 1849; Paraphrases and Hymns for Congregational Singing, 1853. Miss Leeson had rare gifts in writing for children. She died in 1882. It is hoped that we may obtain additional facts concerning her life to add to this meager sketch, which embodies all that is at present known of her.

Saviour, teach me day by day 676
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