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At Evening When the Sun Had Set

At evening when the sun had set

Author: Henry Twells, 1823-1900
Tune: ANGELUS (Joseph)
Published in 2 hymnals

Author: Henry Twells, 1823-1900

Twells, Henry, M.A., was born in 1823, and educated at St. Peter's College, Cambridge. B.A. 1848, M.A. 1851. Taking Holy Orders in 1849, he was successively Curate of Great Berkhamsted, 1849-51; Sub-Vicar of Stratford-on-Avon, 1851-54; Master of St. Andrew's House School, Mells, Somerset, 1854-56; and Head Master of Godolphin School, Hammersmith, 1856-70. In 1870 he was preferred to the Rectory of Baldock, Herts, and in 1871 to that of Waltham-on-the Wolds. He was Select Preacher at Cambridge in 1873-74, and became an Honorary Canon of Peterborough Cathedral in 1884. Canon Twells is best known by his beautiful evening hymn, "At even ere the sun was set." He also contributed the following hymns to the 1889 Supplemental Hymns to Hymns Ancie… Go to person page >

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First Line: At evening when the sun had set
Title: At Evening When the Sun Had Set
Author: Henry Twells, 1823-1900
Meter: 8.8.8.8
Publication Date: 1996
Copyright: © 1982 Hope Publishing Company

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Hymnal #628

The Covenant Hymnal #476

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