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Bright orb of heaven, thy circuit stay

Bright orb of heaven, thy circuit stay

Author: Edmund Butcher
Published in 4 hymnals

Author: Edmund Butcher

Butcher, Edmund, born at Colchester, Essex, in 1757, and brought up as a linen-draper. After undergoing a preliminary training for the Unitarian Ministry, he was appointed to the charge of Leather Lane Chapel, Holborn, in 1789. From thence he removed to Sidbury Vale, Sidmouth, in 1798. Died April 14, 1822. Memoir in the Christian Moderator, 1827. His works include Picture of Sidmouth; Tour through various parts of England; Sermons, to which are added suitable Hymns, 1798; and the Substance of the Holy Scriptures Methodized, 1801. His hymns were given in the two latter works, in the Protestant Dissenters’ Magazine (of which he was some time editor); in Kippis's Collection, 1795; the Christian Guardian, 1802-1808; Aspland's Selection, 1810… Go to person page >

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First Line: Bright orb of heaven, thy circuit stay
Author: Edmund Butcher

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A Selection of Hymns and Psalms for Social and Private Worship (2nd ed. Enl. and Imp.) #290Page Scan
A Selection of Hymns and Psalms for Social and Private Worship (6th ed.) #299Page Scan
A Selection of Hymns and Psalms, for Social and Private Worship. (11th ed.) #299Page Scan
A Selection of Hymns and Psalms: for social and private worship (3rd ed. corr.) #290Page Scan



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