How blest are they whose hearts are pure

Author: William Goode

Goode, William, M.A., born in Buckingham, April 2, 1762, and received his early education, first in that town, and then under the care of the Rev. T. Bull, a Dissenting minister, at Newport Pagnel. Having a strong inclination for Holy Orders, he left the business in which he was engaged with his father, and, in 1780, entered Magdalen Hall, Oxford, where he graduated B.A. in 1784, and M.A., 1787. On taking Holy Orders in 1786, he became curate of Abbots Langley, Herts; then of St. Ann's, Blackfriars, and subsequently rector of the latter parish, adding thereto one or two lectureships. He died April 15, 1816. Mr. Goode's interest in foreign mission work was very earnest, and took a practical turn in assisting to found the Church Missionary So… Go to person page >

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Author: William Goode

Tune

MANOAH

MANOAH was first published in Henry W. Greatorex's Collection of Psalm and Hymn Tunes (1851). This anthology (later editions had alternate titles) contained one of the best tune collections of its era and included thirty-seven original compositions and arrangements by compiler Greatorex as well as m…

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GLENLUCE


WINCHESTER OLD

WINCHESTER OLD is a famous common-meter psalm tune, presumably arranged by George Kirbye (b. Suffolk, England, c. 1560; d. Bury St. Edmunds, Suffolk, England, 1634) from a melody in Christopher Tye's Acts of the Apostles and published in T. Este's The Whole Book of Psalmes (1592) set to Psalm 84. Ki…

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Christian Science Hymnal #51Page Scan
Christian Science Hymnal #121
Christian Science Hymnal #122
Christian Science Hymnal: a selection of spiritual songs #51aPage Scan
Christian Science Hymnal: a selection of spiritual songs #51bPage Scan
Christian Science Hymnal: a selection of spiritual songs #51cPage Scan
Christian Science Hymnal: a selection of spiritual songs #51Page Scan
Hymns for Public Worship in the Diocese of Fredericton. 2nd ed. #d86
Songs of praise : enlarged edition #523
The Mennonite Hymnary, published by the Board of Publication of the General Conference of the Mennonite Church of North America #206
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