Cease here longer to detain me

Cease here longer to detain me

Author: R. Cecil
Tune: HILL
Published in 25 hymnals

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Author: R. Cecil

Cecil, Richard, M.A., born in London, Nov. 8, 1748, and educated at Queen's Coll., Oxford. Ordained deacon in 1776, and priest in 1777. He became the Vicar of two churches near Lewes shortly after; chaplain of St. John's Chapel, Bedford Row, London, 1780; and Vicar of Chobham and Bisley, 1800. He died in 1810. His poem:— Cease here longer to detain me. Desiring Heaven. In 9 stanzas of 4 lines, is supposed to be addressed by a dying infant to his mother. It was written for his wife on the death of a child “only one month old, being removed at daybreak, whose countenance at the time of departure was most heavenly." It was first published in Mrs. Cecil's Memoir of him, prefixed to his Remains, 1811, and is headed “Let me go, for the d… Go to person page >

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First Line: Cease here longer to detain me
Author: R. Cecil

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A Collection of Hymns for Public, Social and Domestic Worship #d109

A Collection of Hymns for Public, Social and Domestic Worship #d109

A Collection of Hymns for Public, Social, and Domestic Worship #d109

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A Collection of Hymns for Public, Social, and Domestic Worship #985

Appendix to Mennonite Hymn Book #d9

Apples of Gold in Pictures of Silver #d27

Harmonia Ecclesiae: or, Companion to the Christian Minstrel #d32

Hymns for Schools and Families #d70

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Hymns for Schools and Families, Specailly Designed for the Children of the Church #547

Hymns, Selected from Various Authors, for the Use of Young Persons #d33

Select Hymns #d21

Songs in the Night; or Hymns for the Sick and Suffering. 2nd ed. #d21

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Songs of Gladness for the Sabbath School #99b

The Canadian Warbler #d10

The Christian's Pocket Companion #d13

The South Western Psalmist #d47

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