As some tall rock amidst the waves. J. Newton. [St. Stephen.] On "The Death of Stephen," in 6 stanzas of 4 lines, and first published in the Olney Hymns, 1779, Bk. i., No. 120, and repeated, without alteration, in later editions. It was in common use as early as Cotterill's Selection, 1810. It is seldom found in modern collections.
-- John Julian, Dictionary of Hymnology (1907)