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By thy birth and early years

By thy birth and early years

Author: Robert Grant
Published in 3 hymnals

Author: Robert Grant

Grant, Sir Robert, second son of Mr. Charles Grant, sometime Member of Parliament for Inverness, and a Director of the East India Company, was born in 1785, and educated at Cambridge, where he graduated in 1806. Called to the English Bar in 1807, he became Member of Parliament for Inverness in 1826; a Privy Councillor in 1831; and Governor of Bombay, 1834. He died at Dapoorie, in Western India, July 9, 1838. As a hymnwriter of great merit he is well and favourably known. His hymns, "O worship the King"; "Saviour, when in dust to Thee"; and "When gathering clouds around I view," are widely used in all English-speaking countries. Some of those which are less known are marked by the same graceful versification and deep and tender feeling. The… Go to person page >

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First Line: By thy birth and early years
Author: Robert Grant
Refrain First Line: Jesus, look with pitying eye

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A Liturgy and Hymns for Church Sunday Schools #36Page Scan
Popular Hymns for Youth #d17
The Sacred Lute #d43



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