Slinn, Sarah. In the Gospel Magazine for July 1779 a hymn in 9 stanzas of 4 lines was given beginning "God with us! 0 glorious Name;" headed "Emanuel; or, God with us. By a Lady," and signed "S. S—N." In Rippon's Baptist Selection, 1787, st. i. ii. vi. iii. iv. with alterations, and in the order named, were given as No. 174, but without signature. In J. Dobell's New Selection, 1806, the same text is repeated as from Wood's Collection The same text was again repeated to modern hymnbooks, and is that now in common use. From D.Sedgwick's manscripts we find the signature "S. S—N." was filled in as Sarah Slinn by him, but his papers do not furnish any authority for the name, nor for the date of 1777 which he has attached thereto in his ma… Go to person page >
Arise, in all Thy splendour, Lord. Sarah Slinn. [Missions.] In J. Dobell's New Selection, &c, 1806, No. 432, pt. 2, in 6 stanzas of 4 lines, 5 stanzas of which are from No. 47 of J. Griffin's Selection of Missionary & Devotional Hymns, Portsea, 1797. The hymn "Though now the nations sit beneath," was re-written for American use, by L. Bacon (q. v.) from Dobell.
-- John Julian, Dictionary of Hymnology (1907)
Display Title: Arise In All Thy Splendor, LordFirst Line: Arise in all Thy splendor, LordTune Title: ARFAUAuthor: Sarah SlinnMeter: LMDSource: Selection of Missionary and Devotional Hymns, by J. Griffin (Portsea, England: 1797)