Before Thy throne, O Lord of heaven, We kneel at close of

Before Thy throne, O Lord of heaven, We kneel at close of

Author: Adelaide A. Procter
Tune: MEDITATION (Gower)
Published in 6 hymnals

Representative Text

Before Thy throne, O Lord of heaven,
We kneel at close of day;
Look on Thy children from on high,
And hear us while we pray.

Source: Methodist Hymn and Tune Book: official hymn book of the Methodist Church #661

Author: Adelaide A. Procter

Not to be confused with Adelaide A. Pollard. Adelaide Anne Proctor was born in London, in 1825. Her father, Brian W. Proctor, is well known by his literary nom de guerre of Barry Cornwall. In 1853, Miss Proctor became a contributor to Dickens' "Household Words." Her reputation as a poet was secured by the publication of her first volume of "Legends and Lyrics," in 1858. A second volume was added in 1860. She also published other compositions in poetry and prose. She died in 1864. She was a member of the Roman Catholic Church. --Annotations of the Hymnal, Charles Hutchins, M.A. 1872.… Go to person page >

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First Line: Before Thy throne, O Lord of heaven, We kneel at close of
Author: Adelaide A. Procter

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Alexander's Songs of the Gospel No.1 #d4

Hymn and Tune Book for the Church and the Home and Services for Congregational Worship. Rev. ed. #d52

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Hymn and Tune Book for the Church and the Home. (Rev. ed.) #149

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Methodist Hymn and Tune Book #661

The Book of Common Praise #811B

The Service of Song for Baptist Churches #d69

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