Go not far from me, O my God

Author: Anna Letitia Waring

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First Line: Go not far from me, O my God
Author: Anna Letitia Waring

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Go not far from me, O my [God] Strength. Anna L. Waring. [Resignation.] Appeared in her Hymns & Meditations, 4th edition, 1854, in 14 stanzas of 6 lines, and based upon Ps. xlii. 7, 8 (10th edition 1871, No. 20). Various centos, mostly beginning with stanza i., are in common use in Great Britain and America. The opening line in Martineau's Hymns of Praise and Prayer, 1873, is, "Go not far from me, O my God." In Kennedy, 1863, No. 294, the cento begins with stanza vii., "How blessed are the eyes that see." --John Julian, Dictionary of Hymnology (1907)

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WAREHAM (Knapp)

William Knapp (b. Wareham, Dorsetshire, England, 1698; d. Poole, Dorsetshire, 1768) composed WAREHAM, so named for his birthplace. A glover by trade, Knapp served as the parish clerk at St. James's Church in Poole (1729-1768) and was organist in both Wareham and Poole. Known in his time as the "coun…

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