The New International Encyclopædia/Adams, Sarah Fuller Flower

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The New International Encyclopædia
Adams, Sarah Fuller Flower
Edition of 1905. See also Sarah Fuller Flower Adams on Wikipedia, and the disclaimer.

ADAMS, Sarah Fuller Flower (1805-48). An English poetess. She was born at Great Harlow, Essex, and married William Bridges Adams in 1834. Her longest work is Vivia Perpetua, A Dramatic Poem (1841), having as its subject the early life of the Christians. It is a noble lyrical drama. Vivia's monologue on forswearing Jupiter is especially impressive. Mrs. Adams was the author of several beautiful hymns, among which are “Nearer, my God, to Thee” and “He sendeth sun, He sendeth shower.” She was a Unitarian.