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Massey, Gerald, was b. May 29, 1828, in the parish of Tring, Herts, was for some time on the staff of the London Atherneum, and frequently contributed to the Quarterly Review. He has published many volumes of poems. The following have been used as hymns:—
1. Jerusalem the golden! I languish for one gleam. [Heaven.] In the Sunday Magazine, May 1865, p. 7. In his Tale of Eternity, 1870, p. 235, it reads "I weary for."
2. Surrounded by unnumbered foes. [Christian Courage.] In his Tale of Eternity, 1870, p. 272.
3. There lives a voice within me. [God's Voice.] In his Ballad of Babe Christabel, 1854, p. 32, entitled "This world is full of beauty."
Mr. Massey died at South Norwood, London, Oct. 29,1907.… Go to person page >