Dear as thou wast and justly dear

Dear as thou wast and justly dear

Author: Thomas Dale
Tune: LAUREL HILL
Published in 56 hymnals

Representative Text

1. Dear as thou wert, and justly dear,
We would not weep for thee;
One thought shall check the starting tear:
From sorrow thou art free.

2. And thus shall faith's consoling pow'r
The tears of love restrain:
O, who that saw thy parting hour
Could wish thee back again?

3. Angels shall guard thy sleeping dust,
And, as thy Saviour rose,
The grave again shall yield her trust,
And end thy deep repose.

Source: Christ in Song: for all religious services nearly one thousand best gospel hymns, new and old with responsive scripture readings (Rev. and Enl.) #941

Author: Thomas Dale

Dale, Thomas, M.A., son of Thomas Dale, a bookseller in London, born at Pentonville, Aug. 22, 1797, and educated at Christ's Hospital, and Corpus Christi College, Cambridge, graduating B.A. 1822, M.A. 1825. On taking Holy Orders, he became, after holding several curacies, Vicar of St. Bride's, Fleet Street, London; Canon of St. Paul's, 1843; Vicar of St. Pancras, 1846; and Rector of Therfield, Herts, 1800. In 1870 he was nominated to the Deanery of Rochester, but died before induction, May 14, 1870. His poetical works are:— (1) The Widow of Nain, 1819; (2) The Outlaw of Tauris, 1820; (3) Irad and Adah, a tale of the Flood; and Specimens of a New Translation of the Psalms, 1822. These Poems were collected and published in one vol. in 1836… Go to person page >

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First Line: Dear as thou wast and justly dear
Author: Thomas Dale

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A Book of Hymns for Public and Private Devotion (15th ed.) #407

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Christ in Song #d112

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Psalms, Hymns and Spiritual Songs, Original and Selected. (7th ed.) #S301

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Songs for the Service of Prayer #404

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Songs of Devotion for Christian Assocations #244

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Songs of the Church #776

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The Baptist Hymn and Tune Book for Public Worship #939

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The Golden Harp #d63

The Gospel Hymnal #d115

The Highway to Heaven #d30

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The Psalmist #1097

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The Psalmist #1097

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The Psalmody #1110

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The Psalms, Hymns and Spiritual Songs of the Rev. Isaac Watts, D. D. #D451

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Two Hundred and Fifty-two Familiar Hymns #d43

Vestry Songs #d44

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