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In this world, the Isle of Dreams

In this world, the Isle of Dreams

Author: Robert Herrick
Tune: BROOKEND
Published in 4 hymnals

Author: Robert Herrick

Herrick, Robert, son of Nicholas Herrick, goldsmith in Cheapside, London, was born in London in 1591, and educated at St. John's College, and Trinity Hall, Cambridge. Taking Holy Orders in 1629, he was presented to the living of Dean-Prior, Devon. During Cromwell's Government he was ejected, but was reinstated at the Restoration. He died in 1674. His Noble Numbers was published in 1647; and his Hesperides, or the Works bothe Humane and Divine, of Robert Herrick, in 1648. Various editions have followed, including that by Dr. Grosart, in 3 vols., in his Early English Poets, 1869. A Selection, with Memoir by Dr. Nott, was also published at Bristol, 1810; and another Selection, by F. T. Palgrave, in the Golden Treasury Series, 1877. Herrick's H… Go to person page >

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First Line: In this world, the Isle of Dreams
Author: Robert Herrick
Language: English

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Hymns and Hymn Tunes in the English Metrical Psalters #d288

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Songs of Praise #412

Songs of praise #348

The Cambridge Hymnal #51

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