Summer morning

How beautiful the morning When summer days are long

Author: John Mason
Published in 12 hymnals

Author: John Mason

Mason, John. The known facts of his life are scanty. He was the son of a Dissenting Minister, and the grandfather of John Mason, the author of A Treatise on Self-Knowledge. He was educated at Strixton School, Northants, and Clare Hall, Cambridge. After taking his M.A., he became Curate of Isham; and in 1668, Vicar of Stantonbury, Bucks. A little more than five years afterwards he was appointed Rector of Water-Stratford. Here he composed the volume containing The Songs of Praise, his paraphrase of The Song of Solomon, and the Poem on Dives and Lazarus, with which Shepherd's Penitential Cries was afterwards bound up. This volume passed through twenty editions. Besides the Songs of Praise, it contains six Penitential Cries by Mason, and it i… Go to person page >

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First Line: How beautiful the morning When summer days are long
Title: Summer morning
Author: John Mason
Copyright: Public Domain



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A Collection of Hymns, for the use of the United Brethren in Christ #883

Fruits and Flowers #d46

Hymns for the Use of the Brethren in Christ #d182

Maynard's Selected Sabbath School Hymns. 4th ed. #d68

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Plymouth Collection #a1357

Song-book of the School Room #d34

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The American School Hymn Book. (New ed.) #CXXXIX[CXXIX]

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The Baptist Hymn and Tune Book #1357

The Church Hymn Book #d380

The Starry Crown of Sunday School Melodies #d34

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The Sweet Singer #24

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