Here let the holy days be kept

Here let the holy days be kept

Author: Folliott S. Pierpoint
Tune: SONG 34
Published in 4 hymnals

Author: Folliott S. Pierpoint

In the spring of 1863, Folliott S. Pierpoint (b. Bath, Somerset, England, 1835; d. Newport, Monmouthshire, England, 1917) sat on a hilltop outside his native city of Bath, England, admiring the country view and the winding Avon River. Inspired by the view to think about God's gifts in creation and in the church, Pierpont wrote this text. Pierpont was educated at Queen's College, Cambridge, England, and periodically taught classics at Somersetshire College. But because he had received an inheritance, he did not need a regular teaching position and could afford the leisure of personal study and writing. His three volumes of poetry were collected in 1878; he contributed hymns to The Hymnal Noted (1852) and Lyra Eucharistica (1864). "For the Be… Go to person page >

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First Line: Here let the holy days be kept
Author: Folliott S. Pierpoint
Language: English
Copyright: Public Domain



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College Hymnal #19

Hymns for Children and Young Persons #d185

The Chapel Hymn Book (4th ed.) #d151

The Chapel Hymn Book. 5th ed. #d146

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