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All creation groans and travails

All creation groans and travails

Author: John Mason Neale
Published in 2 hymnals

Author: John Mason Neale

Neale, John Mason, D.D., was born in Conduit Street, London, on Jan. 24, 1818. He inherited intellectual power on both sides: his father, the Rev. Cornelius Neale, having been Senior Wrangler, Second Chancellor's Medallist, and Fellow of St. John's College, Cambridge, and his mother being the daughter of John Mason Good, a man of considerable learning. Both father and mother are said to have been "very pronounced Evangelicals." The father died in 1823, and the boy's early training was entirely under the direction of his mother, his deep attachment for whom is shown by the fact that, not long before his death, he wrote of her as "a mother to whom I owe more than I can express." He was educated at Sherborne Grammar School, and was afterwards… Go to person page >

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First Line: All creation groans and travails
Author: John Mason Neale

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All creation groans and travails. J. M. Neale. [Cattle Plague.] Written for the Fast Day for the Great Cattle Plague, 1866, and first published in the Guardian. Shortly afterwards it was issued by Novello, with suitable music. During the latter part of the same year it was included in Neale's original Sequences, Hymns, &c, published under the supervision of Dr. Littledale, Dr. Neale having died a few months before. It is entitled "Cattle Plague Hymn," and consists of 10 stanzas of 4 lines. In 1872 it was reprinted in the Hymnary.

-- John Julian, Dictionary of Hymnology (1907)
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All creation groans and travails, p. 40, i. Translated into Latin as "Tota creatura gemit: Deus audies," by G. S. Hodges, in his The County Palatine, &c, 1876.

--John Julian, Dictionary of Hymnology, Appendix, Part II (1907)

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