Flexman, Roger, D.D., 1708-1795, b. at Great Torrington, Devon. Educated for the ministry at Tiverton by Rev. John Moore, ordained at Modbury, 1730, and from 1747 to 1783 was minister at Rotherhithe. In 1770 appointed one of the compilers of the Index of the Commons Journals. He contributed 4 hymns to Pope's Collection, 1760:—
1. Great God, to thee my grateful tongue. God the Benefactor.
2. In realms of everlasting light. Saint's Conflict and Reward.
3. Jesus, adorned with grace divine. Second Advent.
4. To God my grateful soul ascend. Ps. cxxi.
--John Julian, Dictionary of Hymnology (1907)
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Display Title: Great God! to thee our grateful tonguesFirst Line: Great God! to thee our grateful tonguesDate: 1789Subject: Creation, Preservation, and temporal Blessings | Thanks to God, our Preserver