Array'd in beauteous green

Array'd in beauteous green

Author: Phlliip Doddridge
Tune: COMPTON (Holyoke)
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Array'd in beauteous green,
The hills and vallies shine,
And man and beast are fed,
By Providence divine,
The harvest bows his golden ears,
The copious feed of future years.

Harmonia Americana, 1791

Author: Phlliip Doddridge

Philip Doddridge (b. London, England, 1702; d. Lisbon, Portugal, 1751) belonged to the Non-conformist Church (not associated with the Church of England). Its members were frequently the focus of discrimination. Offered an education by a rich patron to prepare him for ordination in the Church of England, Doddridge chose instead to remain in the Non-conformist Church. For twenty years he pastored a poor parish in Northampton, where he opened an academy for training Non-conformist ministers and taught most of the subjects himself. Doddridge suffered from tuberculosis, and when Lady Huntington, one of his patrons, offered to finance a trip to Lisbon for his health, he is reputed to have said, "I can as well go to heaven from Lisbon as from Nort… Go to person page >

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First Line: Array'd in beauteous green
Author: Phlliip Doddridge
Language: English
Publication Date: 1791
Copyright: Public Domain

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Harmonia Americana: containing a concise introduction to the grounds of music; with a variety of airs, suitable fore divine worship and the use of musical societies; consisting of three and four parts #24
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