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George Lansing Taylor

George Lansing Taylor
Short Name: George Lansing Taylor
Full Name: Taylor, George Lansing, 1835-1903
Birth Year: 1835
Death Year: 1903

Taylor, George Lansing, D.D., born at Skaneateles, N.Y., Feb. 13, 1835, graduated at Columbia College, 1861, D.D. from Syracuse, 1876. Entered the Methodist Episcopal Ministry in 1862. His hymn, "Dare to do right! dare to be true" (Christian Courage), appeared anonymously in W. B. Bradbury's Golden Censer, 1864; and Bradbury's Clarion, 1867, as by "Rev. Geo. Lansing Taylor." In the Sunday School Hymnary , 1905 [Rev. James Mearns, M.A.]

--John Julian, Dictionary of Hymnology, New Supplement (1907)


Taylor, George Lansing, D.D. (February 13, 1835-- ). Dr. Taylor spent two years at Ohio Wesleyan University before entering Columbia University. While a student at Columbia he was co-editor of the Christian Advocate and Journal and of The American Monthly. He preached for a number of years at various points in New England.

--Robert G. McCutchan, DNAH Archives

Texts by George Lansing Taylor (12)sort descendingAsAuthority LanguagesInstances
Dare to do right, dare to be trueGeorge L. Taylor (Author)English91
"Faint, faint, yet pursuing," rose Gideon's bandGeorge Lansing Taylor (Author)English2
Great God, whose hand outpours the rillsGeorge Lansing Taylor (Author)English12
Hark! the bells of Christmas ringing!George L. Taylor (Author)English2
Like ships that are sailing the boisterous seaGeo. Taylor (Author)English2
Stand up for the cold water fightGeorge Lansing Taylor (Author)4
The sea is His; He made its blue expanseGeorge L. Taylor (Author)English2
Today we come with singing, And hearts and voices raiseGeorge Lansing Taylor (Author)English15
Welcome to our concert meetingGeorge Lansing Taylor (Author)3
When great storms of life o'ertake usRev. George Lansing Taylor (Author)2
Why not learn to conquer sorrowRev. G. Lansing Taylor (Author)3
With joy we hail the temperance causeGeorge Taylor (Author)2

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