From hands that would our land deflower

From hands that would our land deflower

Author: Louis FitzGerald Benson (1910)
Tune: ELLIOTT (Mason)
Published in 3 hymnals

Author: Louis FitzGerald Benson

Benson, Louis FitzGerald, D.D., was born at Philadelphia, Penn., July 22, 1855, and educated at the University of Penn. He was admitted to the Bar in 1877, and practised until 1884. After a course of theological studies he was ordained by the Presbytery of Philadelphia North, in 1888. His pastorate of the Church of the Redeemer, Germantown, Phila., extended from his ordination in 1888 to 1894, when he resigned and devoted himself to literary and Church work at Philadelphia. He edited the series of Hymnals authorised for use by the General Assembly of the Presbyterian Church in the U.S.A., as follows:— (1) The Hymnal, Phila., 1895; (2) The Chapel Hymnal, 1898; and (3) The School Hymnal, 1899. Dr. Benson's hymnological writings are somewh… Go to person page >

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First Line: From hands that would our land deflower
Author: Louis FitzGerald Benson (1910)
Meter: 8.8.8.6
Source: Bishop Heber, 1827 (suggested by)
Language: English
Copyright: Public Domain

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