Henry Moore

Short Name: Henry Moore
Full Name: Moore, Henry, 1732-1802
Birth Year: 1732
Death Year: 1802

Moore, Henry, 1732-1802. Son of a Presbyterian minister of the same name at Plymouth. Educated at Doddridge's Academy at Northampton, from 1757 to 1788 minister at Modbury, and then at Liskeard. Author of Lyrical and Miscellaneous Poems, published posthumously with a memoir by Dr. Aikin. Of his hymns, which are frequent in the books later than Kippis, the Dukinfield Collection, 1822, gives 5.
1. All earthly charms, however dear. The unfading beauty of holiness.
2. Amidst a world of hopes and fears. A prayer for guidance.
3. Assist us, Lord, to act, to be. Divine Help Solicited.
4. My God, thy boundless love I praise. The divine Love.
5. Soft are the fruitful showers that bring. A song of spring and New Life.
6. Supreme and universal light. Prayer for spiritual excellence.

--John Julian, Dictionary of Hymnology (1907)

Wikipedia Biography

Henry Moore (1732–1802) was an English Unitarian minister and hymn-writer.

Texts by Henry Moore (26)sort descendingAsInstances
All earthly charms, however dearH. M. (Author)23
Amidst a world of hopes and fearsH. M. (Author)49
Assist me, Lord, to act, to beHenry Moore (Author)2
Assist us, Lord, to act, to beHenry Moore (Author)7
But who shall see that glorious dayH. Moore (Author)2
Father, if justly still we claimHenry Moore (Author)25
Frail life of man, how short its stayRev. Henry Moore (Author)8
Friend of sinners, hear my pleaHenry Moore (Author)9
Friends of sinners, hear my pleaHenry Moore (Author)2
Hear, O ye dead, awake, ariseRev. Henry Moore (Author)2
I quit the world's fantastic joysHenry Moore (Author)6
My God, thy boundless love I praiseHenry Moore (Author)99
No room in thy heart for the Savior of menHenry Moore (Author)1
O Holy Spirit from aboveHenry Moore (Author)2
O how wondrous is the storyHenry Moore (Author)3
On all the earth thy Spirit showerHenry Moore (Author)31
Our life is but an idle playH. M. (Author)5
Shed down, O Lord, a heavenly rayH. Moore (Author)1
Soft are the fruitful showers that bringH. M. (Author)23
Supreme and universal lightHenry Moore (Author)57
Sweet solitude, thou blessed placid queenHenry Moore (Author)3
Thrice happy he whose name is writ aboveDr. Henry Moore, 1614-1687 (Author)2
When Christ his body up had borneHenry Moore (Author)2
When God the first foundations laidHenry Moore (Author)2
Who's this we see from Edom comeHenry Moore (Author)2
Yes, mighty Jesus, thou shalt reignHenry Moore (Author)18

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