Summer morning

How beautiful the morning When summer days are long

Author: John Mason
Published in 11 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: taken from the most approved authors, and adapted to public and private worship #883Page Scan
Fruits and Flowers #d46
Hymns for the Use of the Brethren in Christ #d182
Maynard's Selected Sabbath School Hymns. 4th ed. #d68
Plymouth Collection of Hymns and Tunes; for the use of Christian Congregations #1357Page Scan
Song-book of the School Room #d34
The American School Hymn Book. (New ed.) #CXXXIX[CXXIX]Page Scan
The Baptist Hymn and Tune Book: being "The Plymouth Collection" enlarged and adapted to the use of Baptist churches #1357Page Scan
The Church Hymn Book #d380
The Starry Crown of Sunday School Melodies #d34
The Sweet Singer: a collection of hymns and tunes for Sunday-schools. Together with a variety suitable for day-schools, revival occasions, and the family circle #24Page Scan
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