Gough, Benjamin, was born at Southborough, Kent, in 1805, and died Nov. 28,1877. He was engaged in mercantile pursuits in London for some years. After retiring from business he resided at Mountfield, Faversham. He was a member and lay preacher of the Wesleyan denomination. His poetical works include:—
(1) Lyra Sabbatica, Lon., 1865; (2) Kentish Lyrics, London, 1867; (3) Hymns of Prayer and Praise, London, 1875; and several minor publications, the most important being (4) Protestant Hymns & Songs for the Million, Lon., 1878; (5) Songs from the Woodlands, and Other Poems, Lon., 1872; and (6) Christmas Carols and New Year's Songs, Lon. (n.d.).
Of Mr. Gough's hymns, about 20 are in common use in Great Britain and America, and of these the m… Go to person page >
GREENLAND, an example of the popular nineteenth-century practice of creating hymn tunes from the works of classical composers, is thought to be originally from one of J. Michael Haydn's (PHH 67) "Deutschen Kirchen Messen." The tune acquired its title from its occasional association with the text "Fr…
Display Title: The good TidingsFirst Line: How beauteous on the mountainsAuthor: Benjamin Gough (1805-1882)Scripture: Isaiah 52:7-9; Nahum 1:15; Romans 10:15Date: 1891Subject: Church | Triumph of; Gospel | Message; Ministry | ; Missionaries |
Display Title: The Day of JubileeFirst Line: How beauteous on the mountainsAuthor: GoughDate: 1875Subject: Church | Missions and Progress of; Installation | ; Ministry | Commission; Ministry | Convocation; Ministry | Prayer for ; Missions | ; Missionaries | ; Pastor | Welcomed
Display Title: The good TidingsFirst Line: How beauteous on the mountainsAuthor: Benjamin Gough (1805— )Scripture: Isaiah 52:7-9; Isaiah 62:6; Romans 10:15Date: 1889Subject: Church | Triumph of; Ministry | ; Missions | Foreign; Missionaries |