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Down toward the twilight drifting

Down toward the twilight drifting

Author: Samuel Dowse Robbins
Published in 4 hymnals

Author: Samuel Dowse Robbins

Robbins, Samuel Dowse, M.A., brother of Dr. Chandler Bobbins, was born in Lynn, Massachusetts, March 7, 1812, and was educated for the ministry at the Cambridge Divinity School. In 1833 he became Pastor of the Unitarian congregation in his native town, and subsequently held pastorates at Chelsea (1840), Farmingham (1859), and Wayland (1867), and retired from the last in 1873. Four of his hymns are given in the Boston Unitarian Hymn [and Tune] Book, 1868:— 1. Down towards the twilight drifting. Sunset. 2. Saviour, when Thy bread we break. Holy Communion. 3. Thou art, 0 God! my East, In Thee I dawned. God, All in All. 4. Thou art my morning, God of Light. Daily Hymn. 5. Thou art our Master, Thou of God the Son. Christ the… Go to person page >

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First Line: Down toward the twilight drifting
Author: Samuel Dowse Robbins
Copyright: Public Domain

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Instances (1 - 4 of 4)

Hymn and Tune Book for the Church and the Home and Services for Congregational Worship. Rev. ed. #d117

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Hymn and Tune Book for the Church and the Home. (Rev. ed.) #743

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Hymn and Tune Book, for the Church and the Home #705

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Singers and Songs of the Liberal Faith #326

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