Deck, Henry Legh Richmond, M.A., nephew of J. G. Deck, was born at Hull, May 30, 1858, and educated C. C. C. Cambridge; B.A. in honours 1876, M.A. 1880. Ordained in 1876, he has held in succession three Curacies and three Benefices, and also since 1897 the Vicarage of Christ Church, Folkestone. He published in 1903, All the Days: A Round of Verses for the Days of the Week. His hymn:—
I take Thy promise, Lord, in all its length, is based upon the words, "Lo, I am with you always." It was written in 1885. It is included in Hymns of Consecration and Faith, 1902, and others.
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Display Title: I Take Thy Promise, LordFirst Line: I take Thy promise, Lord, in all its lengthTune Title: REPOSE (Holmes)Author: Richmond DeckMeter: 10.10.10.10Source: Hymns of Consecration and Faith, by James Mountain (London: Marshall Brothers, new & enlarged edition, 1902), number 129