Hark, in the wilderness a cry

Hark, in the wilderness a cry

Author: Walter Shirley
Published in 4 hymnals

Author: Walter Shirley

Walter Shirley was born in 1725. He was the friend of Whitefield and Wesley. After preaching with great success in England, he received the living of Loughrea, Ireland, where he continued to exercise his ministry for many years. His last sickness was of a lingering character, and it is related of him that when no longer able to leave his house he used to preach, seated in his chair in his drawing room, to many who gladly assembled to hear. He died in 1786. He published one volume of sermons and two poems. --Annotations of the Hymnal by The Rev. Charles L. Hutchins, M.A. (1872).… Go to person page >

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First Line: Hark, in the wilderness a cry
Author: Walter Shirley
Copyright: Public Domain

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