Drop the limpid waters now

Drop the limpid waters now

Author: John Bowring
Published in 4 hymnals

Author: John Bowring

James Bowring was born at Exeter, in 1792. He possessed at an early age a remarkable power of attaining languages, and acquired some reputation by his metrical translations of foreign poems. He became editor of "The Westminster Review" in 1825, and was elected to Parliament in 1835. In 1849, he was appointed Consul at Canton, and in 1854, was made Governor of Hong Kong, and received the honour of knighthood. He is the author of some important works on politics and travel, and is the recipient of several testimonials from foreign governments and societies. His poems and hymns have also added to his reputation. His "Matins and Vespers" have passed through many editions. In religion he is a Unitarian. --Annotations of the Hymnal, Charl… Go to person page >

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First Line: Drop the limpid waters now
Author: John Bowring

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Church Harmonies: a collection of hymns and tunes for the use of Congregations #774Page Scan
Hymns for Christian Devotion: especially adapted to the Universalist denomination #670Page Scan
Hymns for Christian Devotion: especially adapted to the Universalist denomination. (New ed.) #670Page Scan
Prayers and Hymns for the Church and the Home #d114
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