Thrupp, Joseph. Francis, M.A., son of a solicitor, was born May 20,1827, and educated at Winchester School and Trinity College, Cambridge. At Winchester he gained the Heathcote and Duncan prizes, and the Queen's gold medal for an English poem, and was Head Prefect during his last year. He graduated in 1849 as 7th Wrangler, and 11th in the 1st class of the Classical Tripos. In 1850 he was elected a Fellow of his college. Taking Holy Orders in 1852, he was appointed Vicar of Barrington, Cambridge, in 1852, and Select Preacher before the University in 1865. He was also for some time a member of the Board of Theological Studies, and was associated with the Society for Promoting Christian Knowledge some 20 years. He died at Surbiton, Sept. 24,… Go to person page >
Adsis superne Spiritus, Pater benigne pauperum. [Whitsuntide.] An anonymous hymn in the Paris Breviary, 1736, for Whitsuntide at Compline. It is given in full in Cardinal Newman's Hymni Ecclesiae, 1838 and 1865.
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2. Come, Thou heavenly Spirit pure. J. F. Thrupp, 1853.
--Excerpts from John Julian, Dictionary of Hymnology (1907)