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God is ascended up on high, alleluia

God is ascended up on high, alleluia

Author: Henry More
Tune: GOD IS ASCENDED
Published in 3 hymnals

Audio files: Recording

Author: Henry More

More, Henry, D.D., was b. at Grantham in 1614, and educated at Eton and Christ's College, Cambridge, where he graduated in 1635, and became a Fellow of his College in 1639. He declined various offers of high preferment. He spent his time mainly in the study of philosophy and as a private tutor. He died in 1687. In 1640 he published his Psychozoia, or the First Part of the Sony of the Soul, containing a Christiano-Platonic display of Life. In 1647 this was republished with additions as Philosophical Poems. His poems, collected and edited by Dr. Grosart, are included in the Chertsey Worthies Library. His "Philosopher's Devotion," beginning "Sing aloud! His praise rehearse," is given in Macdonald's England's Antiphon. His Memoirs were publishe… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: God is ascended up on high, alleluia
Author: Henry More
Meter: 8.8.8.8
Publication Date: 1925
Copyright: This text may still be under copyright because it was published in 1925.

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