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Earth is passed away and gone

Earth is passed away and gone

Author: Henry Alford
Published in 12 hymnals

Author: Henry Alford

Alford, Henry, D.D., son of  the Rev. Henry Alford, Rector of Aston Sandford, b. at 25 Alfred Place, Bedford Row, London, Oct. 7, 1810, and educated at Trinity College, Cambridge, graduating in honours, in 1832. In 1833 he was ordained to the Curacy of Ampton. Subsequently he held the Vicarage of Wymeswold, 1835-1853,--the Incumbency of Quebec Chapel, London, 1853-1857; and the Deanery of Canterbury, 1857 to his death, which took. place  at  Canterbury, Jan. 12, 1871.  In addition he held several important appointments, including that of a Fellow of Trinity, and the Hulsean Lectureship, 1841-2. His literary labours extended to every department of literature, but his noblest undertaking was his edition of the Greek Testament, the result… Go to person page >

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First Line: Earth is passed away and gone
Author: Henry Alford

Notes

Earth is passed away and gone. H. Alford. [Advent.] Contributed to his Psalms & Hymns, 1844, No. 4, in 4 stanzas of 4 lines, and repeated unaltered in his Year of Praise, 1867, but appointed for the 6th Sun. after Epiphany. It is found in several collections in Great Britain and America, including the Harrow School Hymn Book and Songs for the Sanctuary, N. Y.,1865. --John Julian, Dictionary of Hymnology (1907)

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Instances

Instances (1 - 12 of 12)
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A Selection of Spiritual Songs #978

Calvary Selection of Spiritual Songs with Music for the Church and the Choir #d205

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Hymns of Worship #630

Songs for the Sanctuary, or Hymns and Tunes for Christian Worship #1237

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Songs for the Sanctuary #1237

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Songs for the Sanctuary #1237

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Songs for the Sanctuary #1237

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Songs for the Sanctuary; or Psalms and Hymns for Christian Worship (Baptist Ed.) #1237

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Songs for the Sanctuary; or, Psalms and Hymns for Christian Worship (Words only) #1237

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Songs of the Church #1165

The Church of God Selection of Spiritual Songs for the Church and Choir #d201

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The Church Praise Book #684

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