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BUTTERWORTH, Hezekiah, author, born in Warren, Rhode Island, 22 December, 1839. He received a common-school education, and traveled at different times in Europe, Cuba, Canada, and the United States. In 1871 he became assistant-editor of the "Youth's Companion." He has published "Story of the Hymns" (Boston, 1876); volumes entitled "Zig-Zag Journeys" (1876-'86), annual volumes descriptive of the Levant, Acadia, northern lands, the occident, the orient, and classic lands; "The Prayers of History" (1880); "Poems for Christmas, Easter, and New Year" (1883); "Great Composers," written for Chautauqua readings ; and "Wonderful Christmas of Old," illustrated by F. H. Lungren (1885). The "Zig-Zag Journeys in the Occident" was republished in England. He is also the author of the cantata "Under the Pahns," of which 15,000 copies were sold in the United States and 30,000 in England, of that entitled" Faith," and of one called "Faith Triumphant," which was published in Glasgow, Scotland. Mr. Butterworth has also contributed frequently to periodicals, and has traveled and pursued researches in Spanish and French colonial history with reference to a work on the "Ballads of Florida."
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