Behold the genial show'ers descend

Behold the genial show'ers descend

Author: Eliel Davis
Published in 8 hymnals

Author: Eliel Davis

Davis, Eliel, was born at Folkestone, June 5, 1803. In 1822 he entered a business establishment in London, and joined the Baptist church in Eagle Street. Entering the Baptist Ministry he was successively pastor at Newport, Isle of Wight; Regent Street, Lambeth, London; Eye, in Suffolk; and St. Ives, in Huntingdonshire. He died in March, 1849. His hymn "From every earthly pleasure" (Onward) was contributed to ms. monthly magazine, in 1821, edited by Dr. Belcher, author of Historical Sketches of Hymns, and through Dr. Belcher's influence was published in The New Baptist Magazine, March, 1825, in 6 stanzas of 4 lines. It is found, usually abridged, in several modern collections. Another of his hymns "There is a heaven of perfect peace" (Heaven… Go to person page >

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First Line: Behold the genial show'ers descend
Author: Eliel Davis

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Seamen's Devotional Assistant and Mariners' Hymns (American Seamen's Friend Society) #d49

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Village Hymns #d59

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Village hymns for social worship, selected and original #310

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Village hymns for social worship, selected and original #310

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Village Hymns for Social Worship, Selected and Original #310

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