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Mary Lundie Duncan (1814-1840)

Born: Ap­ril 26, 1814, Kel­so, Scot­land.

Died: Jan­u­a­ry 5, 1840, Cleish, Kin­ross­shire, Scot­land.

Buried: Cleish, Kin­ross­shire, Scot­land.

Daughter of Ro­bert Lun­die, Par­ish Min­is­ter of Kel­so and sister-in-law to Horatius Bonar, Mary mar­ried in 1836 to Will­iam Wall­ace Dun­can, Par­ish Min­is­ter of Cleish, Kin­ross­shire. Her hymns, most­ly writ­ten for her child­ren be­tween Ju­ly and De­cem­ber 1839, ap­peared in 1841, in her post­hu­mous Mem­oir, by her mo­ther; they were re-iss­ued in 1842 as Rhymes for My Child­ren.

– Hymntime.com

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  • Melody Myrow says:

    My Grandmother taught me this prayer when I was a child. My Grandmother was born in 1918-89 I was born in 1963. Thou hast clothed me, warmed and fed me; listen to my evening prayer. 3. Let my debts be all forgiven; This is the only thing different about the prayer I learned as a child. (Thou has clothed, Warmth and fed me.) and (Let my sins be all forgiven) I love this prayer and now it has more meaning. It's always been special to me.

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