As trustful as a child who looks

As trustful as a child who looks

Author: James Drummond Burns
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Author: James Drummond Burns

Burns, James Drummond, M.A., was born at Edinburgh, February 18, 1823. He studied and graduated M.A. at the University of Edinburgh. In 1845 he became Free Church minister of Dunblane, but resigned through failing health, in 1848, and took charge of the Presbyterian Church at Funchal, Madeira. In 1855 he became minister of Hampstead Presbyterian Church, London. Died at Mentone, Nov. 27, 1864, and was buried in Highgate Cemetery, London. His hymns appeared in:— (l) The Vision of Prophecy: and other Poems (Edin., Edmonston and Douglas). This was originally published in 1854, and enlarged in 1858. The Poems are distinguished by vivid colouring and poetic imagination, along with directness, delicacy of execution, pensive sweetness, and t… Go to person page >

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First Line: As trustful as a child who looks
Author: James Drummond Burns
Copyright: Public Domain

Notes

As trustful as a child who looks. This, as given in some American collections, begins with stanza ii. of J. D. Burns's "As helpless as the child who clings," p. 83, ii.

--John Julian, Dictionary of Hymnology, New Supplement (1907)

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Unitarian Service Book, and Hymns for Church and Home. Abridged ed. #d28

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