Brighter still and brighter

Author: Godfrey Thring

Godfrey Thring (b. Alford, Somersetshire, England, 1823; d. Shamley Green, Guilford, Surrey, England, 1903) was born in the parsonage of Alford, where his father was rector. Educated at Balliol College, Oxford, England, he was ordained a priest in the Church of England in 1847. After serving in several other parishes, Thring re¬≠turned to Alford and Hornblotten in 1858 to succeed his father as rector, a position he retained until his own retirement in 1893. He was also associated with Wells Cathedral (1867-1893). After 1861 Thring wrote many hymns and published several hymnals, including Hymns Congregational (1866), Hymns and Sacred Lyrics (1874), and the respect¬≠ed A Church of England Hymn Book Adapted to the Daily Services of the Church… Go to person page >

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First Line: Brighter still and brighter
Author: Godfrey Thring

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Augsburg Songs for Sunday Schools and other services #131

Augsburg Songs, Nos. l and 2 Combined #d31

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Hymns and Songs for Social and Sabbath Worship #592

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Hymns and Songs for Social and Sabbath Worship. (Rev. ed.) #592

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Light in the Valley #197b

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Singing on the Way #35b

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Sunlight in Sacred Song #49b

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The Manual of Praise for Sabbath and Social Worship #425

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The Presbyterian Hymnal #93

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The Presbyterian Hymnal #93

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Worship in Song #430

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