Clearer Still

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: Clearer still and clearer
Title: Clearer Still
Author: Godfrey Thring
Language: English
Copyright: Public Domain

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Christian Praise #567

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Gathered Jewels No. 2 #33

Songs of Christian Praise with Music #d80

The Christian Hymnist #d80

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The Church Hymnary #546

Unitarian Service Book, and Hymns for Church and Home. Abridged ed. #d58

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