God of the rolling orbs above

God of the rolling orbs above

Author: William B. O. Peabody
Published in 12 hymnals

Author: William B. O. Peabody

Peabody, William Bourne Oliver, D.D., twin brother of Oliver William Bourne, was born at Exeter, New Hampshire, July 9, 1799, and educated in his native town and at Harvard College. Leaving Harvard in 1817, he taught for a year at an academy in Exeter, and then proceeded to study theology at the Cambridge Divinity School. He began to preach in 1819, and became the Pastor of the Unitarian Congregation at Springfield, Massachusetts, in October, 1820. This charge he held to his death on May 28, 1847. His Memoir (written by his brother) was published with the 2nd ed. of his Sermons, 1849; and his Literary Remains followed in 1850. "He was a man of rare accomplishments, and consummate virtue," whose loveliness of character impressed many outsid… Go to person page >

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First Line: God of the rolling orbs above
Author: William B. O. Peabody

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Church Harmonies: a collection of hymns and tunes for the use of Congregations #262

Church Music, a Collection of Hymn Tunes. #d48

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Hymn and Tune Book for the Church and the Home. (Rev. ed.) #193

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Hymn and Tune Book, for the Church and the Home #184

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Hymn Book for Christian Worship #149

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Hymns for the Church of Christ (3rd thousand) #186

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Hymns for the Church of Christ. (6th thousand) #186

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The Congregational Hymn Book: for the service of the sanctuary #46

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The New Congregational Hymn and Tune Book, for Public, Social and Private Worship #119

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