Reuss, Benigna Von

Reuss, Benigna Von (Countess), a German hvmnist, was born at Ebersdorf Dec. 15, 1695, where she also died, Aug. 1, 1751. She was a sister of count Henry XXIX of Reuss-Ebersdorf, and of the countess Erdmuth Dorothea, wife of count von Zinzendorf. She was a godly woman, and wrote some hymns, one of which has been translated into English: Komm Segen aus der Hohe (Engl. transl. in Sacred Lyrics from the German, p. 155, "Attend, Lord, my daily toil"). (B. P.)

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