Alas the outer emptiness

Alas the outer emptiness

Author: Thomas H. Gill
Tune: NEW YORK (Whitton)
Published in 7 hymnals

Author: Thomas H. Gill

Gill, Thomas Hornblower, was born at Bristol Road, Birmingham, Feb. 10th, 1819. His parents belonged to English Presbyterian families which, like many others, had become Unitarian in their doctrine. He was educated at King Edward's Grammar School under Dr. Jeune, afterwards Bishop of Peterborough. He left the school in 1838, and would have proceeded to the University of Oxford, but was prevented by his hereditary Unitarianism (long since given up), which forbade subscription to the Articles of the Church of England then necessary for entrance to the University. This constrained him to lead the life of an isolated student, in which he gave himself chiefly to historical and theological subjects. Hence his life has been singularly devoid of ou… Go to person page >

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Author: Thomas H. Gill

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Church Harmonies: a collection of hymns and tunes for the use of Congregations #468

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Hymns for the Church of Christ. (6th thousand) #619

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Hymns of the Spirit #430

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The Gospel Psalmist #462

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