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Calmly, calmly lay him down

Calmly, calmly lay him down

Author: William Gaskell
Published in 6 hymnals

Author: William Gaskell

Gaskell, William, M.A., son of Mr. William Gaskell, was born at Latchford (a suburb of Warrington, on the Cheshire side of the Mersey), 24 July, 1805. He was educated at Manchester New College and at the University of Glasgow, where he graduated M.A. in 1825. In 1828 he became co-pastor with the Rev. J. G. Robberds at Cross Street Unitarian Chapel, Manchester, a position he held until his death. Mr. Gaskell was a man of cultivated mind and considerable literary ability. His publications include Lectures on the Lancashire Dialect, 1853, a small volume of Temperance Rhymes, 1839, and various theological works. In 1832 he married Elizabeth Cleghorn Stevenson, who afterwards attained celebrity as the authoress of Mary Barton, and of other popul… Go to person page >

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First Line: Calmly, calmly lay him down
Author: William Gaskell

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Instances

Instances (1 - 6 of 6)Text InfoTune InfoTextScoreFlexScoreAudioPage Scan
Hymns of the Spirit #215Page Scan
Hymns of the Spirit for Use in the Free Churches of America #452
Services for Congregational Worship #474Page Scan
The New Hymn and Tune Book #d43
Union Hymnal #d9
Unity Hymns and Chorals. Rev and enl. with Service Elements #d30



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