Another day has passed along

Another day has passed along

Author: James Edmeston
Published in 33 hymnals

Author: James Edmeston

Edmeston, James, born Sept. 10, 1791. His maternal grandfather was the Rev. Samuel Brewer, who for 50 years was the pastor of an Independent congregation at Stepney. Educated as an architect and surveyor, in 1816 he entered upon his profession on his own account, and continued to practice it until his death on Jan. 7, 1867. The late Sir G. Gilbert Scott was his pupil. Although an Independent by descent he joined the Established Church at a comparatively early age, and subsequently held various offices, including that of churchwarden, in the Church of St. Barnabas, Homerton. His hymns number nearly 2000. The best known are “Lead us, Heavenly Father, lead us” and "Saviour, breathe an evening blessing." Many of his hymns were written for c… Go to person page >

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First Line: Another day has passed along
Author: James Edmeston

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Another day has past along. J. Edmeston. [Sunday Evening.] In his Cottage Minstrel, 1821, a hymn of 4 stanzas appeared with the above first line, as No. 2, and headed "Lord, teach us to pray," while, as No. 10, "The Cottager's Reflections upon the Sabbath Evening," another hymn of 5 stanzas, "Sweet is the light of Sabbath eve," was given. In Hatfield's American Church Hymn Book, 1872, a cento from these was given as No. 48, consisting of stanza i. of the first-named hymn, and stanzas i., ii., iii. and v. of the latter, with slight alterations. [William T. Brooke] -- John Julian, Dictionary of Hymnology (1907)

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A Collection of Hymns for Public and Private Devotion #d15

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Church Psalmist: or psalms and hymns for the public, social and private use of evangelical Christians (5th ed.) #505

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Hymns and Tunes: for Public and Private Worship, and Sunday Schools #159

Hymns for Schools and Families #d6

Hymns for Schools and Families #d8

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Hymns for Schools and Families #108

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Hymns for the Sanctuary and Social Worship: with tunes #70

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Plymouth Collection of Hymns and Tunes; for the use of Christian Congregations #15

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Psalms and Hymns and Spiritual Songs: a manual of worship for the church of Christ #349

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Seamen's Hymns #505

Seamen's Hymns and Devotional Assistant #d30

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Songs of the Church: or, hymns and tunes for Christian worship #3

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The Presbyterian Hymnal #702

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The Presbyterian Hymnal #702

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