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Expand thy wings, celestial Dove

Expand thy wings, celestial Dove

Author: Charles Wesley
Published in 20 hymnals

Author: Charles Wesley

Charles Wesley, M.A. was the great hymn-writer of the Wesley family, perhaps, taking quantity and quality into consideration, the great hymn-writer of all ages. Charles Wesley was the youngest son and 18th child of Samuel and Susanna Wesley, and was born at Epworth Rectory, Dec. 18, 1707. In 1716 he went to Westminster School, being provided with a home and board by his elder brother Samuel, then usher at the school, until 1721, when he was elected King's Scholar, and as such received his board and education free. In 1726 Charles Wesley was elected to a Westminster studentship at Christ Church, Oxford, where he took his degree in 1729, and became a college tutor. In the early part of the same year his religious impressions were much deepene… Go to person page >

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First Line: Expand thy wings, celestial Dove
Author: Charles Wesley

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Instances (1 - 20 of 20)Text InfoTune InfoTextScoreFlexScoreAudioPage Scan
A Collection of Hymns Adapted to the Use of the Methodist Episcopal Church #d123
A Collection of Hymns for the use of the Methodist Episcopal Church. Rev. with a Supplement #d130
A Collection of Hymns for the Use of the Methodist Episcopal Church: principally from the collection of Rev. John Wesley, M. A., late fellow of Lincoln College, Oxford; with... (Rev. & corr.) #182Page Scan
A Collection of Hymns for the Use of the Methodist Episcopal Church: Principally from the Collection of the Rev. John Wesley. M. A. #182Page Scan
A Collection of Hymns, for the Use of the People Called Methodists, with a Supplement #121Page Scan
A Collection of Hymns: for the use of the Methodist Episcopal Church, principally from the collection of the Rev. John Wesley, A. M., late fellow of Lincoln College..(Rev. and corr. with a supplement) #182Page Scan
A Collection of Hymns: for the use of the people called Methodists; in miniature #121Page Scan
A New Book of Hymns for the Use of the Methodist Episcopal and Other Churches #d59
Hymn Book of the Methodist Protestant Church. (2nd ed.) #602Page Scan
Hymn book of the Methodist Protestant Church. (4th ed.) #602Page Scan
Hymns for the Use of the Methodist Episcopal Church. Rev. ed. #190Page Scan
New Hymn and Tune book: an Offering of Praise for the Methodist Episcopal Church #384aPage Scan
New Hymn and Tune Book: an Offering of Praise for the Use of the African M. E. Zion Church of America #384aPage Scan
Songs of the Spirit #d134
The American Hymn and Tune Book #d159
The Heart and Voice: or, Songs of Praise for the Sanctuary: hymn and tune book, designed for congregational singing in the Methodist Episcopal Church, and for congregations generally #270aPage Scan
The Hymn Book of the Free Methodist Church #128Page Scan
The Imperial Harmony #d60
The Tribute of praise and Methodist Protestant Hymn Book. #737Page Scan
The Tribute of Praise: a collection of hymns and tunes for public and social worship, and for the use in the family circle and Sabbath school #737Page Scan
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