If listening, as I listen still

If listening, as I listen still

Author: John Bowring
Published in 5 hymnals

Author: John Bowring

James Bowring was born at Exeter, in 1792. He possessed at an early age a remarkable power of attaining languages, and acquired some reputation by his metrical translations of foreign poems. He became editor of "The Westminster Review" in 1825, and was elected to Parliament in 1835. In 1849, he was appointed Consul at Canton, and in 1854, was made Governor of Hong Kong, and received the honour of knighthood. He is the author of some important works on politics and travel, and is the recipient of several testimonials from foreign governments and societies. His poems and hymns have also added to his reputation. His "Matins and Vespers" have passed through many editions. In religion he is a Unitarian. --Annotations of the Hymnal, Charl… Go to person page >

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First Line: If listening, as I listen still
Author: John Bowring

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Hymns for Christian Devotion: especially adapted to the Universalist denomination #465Page Scan
Hymns for Christian Devotion: especially adapted to the Universalist denomination. (New ed.) #465Page Scan
Songs of the Unity: a Selection of Lyrics for Public Worhip, with Tunes for Congregational Use #d103
The Disciples' Hymn Book: a collection of hymns and chants for public and private devotion #226Page Scan
The Gospel Psalmist #447Page Scan
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