Be thou with us every day

Author: Thomas Benson Pollock

Pollock, Thomas Benson, M.A., was born in 1836, and graduated at Trinity College, Dublin, B.A. 1859, M.A. 1863, where he also gained the Vice-Chancellor's Prize for English Verse in 1855. Taking Holy Orders in 1861, he was Curate of St. Luke's, Leek, Staffordshire; St. Thomas's, Stamford Hill, London; and St. Alban's, Birmingham. Mr. Pollock is a most successful writer of metrical Litanies. His Metrical Litanies for Special Services and General Use, Mowbray, Oxford, 1870, and other compositions of the same kind contributed subsequently to various collections, have greatly enriched modern hymnbooks. To the 1889 Supplemental Hymns to Hymns Ancient & Modern, Mr. Pollock contributed two hymns, “We are soldiers of Christ, Who is mighty to save… Go to person page >

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First Line: Be thou with us every day
Author: Thomas Benson Pollock

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Be Thou with us every day. This, in Horder's Worship Song, 1905, and others, is Pt. ii. of T. B. Pollock's "Jesu, from Thy throne on high," p. 678, i. 34.

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

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