From the First Dawn

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First Line: From the first dawn of infant life
Title: From the First Dawn
Language: English
Copyright: Public Domain


From the first dawn of infant life. [ Charity School Sermon.] Anonymous, in Pratt's Collection, 1829, in 4 stanzas of 4 lines, and in C.M. In a few hymnals, as in the American Presbyterian Selection of Hymns, Philadelphia, 1861, it is altered to S.M. and begins, "From earliest dawn of life."

--John Julian, Dictionary of Hymnology, Appendix, Part II (1907)


ST. AGNES (Dykes)

John B. Dykes (PHH 147) composed ST. AGNES for [Jesus the Very Thought of Thee]. Dykes named the tune after a young Roman Christian woman who was martyred in A.D. 304 during the reign of Diocletian. St. Agnes was sentenced to death for refusing to marry a nobleman to whom she said, "I am already eng…

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