Morris, Eliza Fanny, née Goffe, was born in London in 1821, and married in 1849 to Josiah Morris. She gained the prize for a poem on Kindness to Animals offered by the Band of Hope. Her published works are he Voice and the Reply, Worcester, 1858, and Life Lyrics. She also edited a Bible Class Hymn Book, and contributed the words to School Harmonies, published by her husband. Her hymns in common use include:—
1. Come unto Me and rest. Christ's Invitation. From The Voice and the Reply, 1858, into the 1874 Supplement to the New Congregational, in an altered form.
2. God of pity, God of grace. Lent. This hymn in Litany form appeared in Pt. ii. of The Voice and the Reply, 1858, entitled "The Prayer in the Temple." From Miller's… Go to person page >
CAPETOWN was originally composed by Friedrich Filitz (b. Arnstadt, Thuringia, Germany, 1804; d. Munich, Germany, 1876) as a setting for the text "Morgenglanz der Ewigkeit"; that text and tune were included in Vierstimmiges Choralbuch (1847), a hymnal compiled by Baron Christian von Bunsen and publis…