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Jesus, I love thee evermore

Jesus, I love thee evermore

Author: E. C. Benedict
Published in 4 hymnals

Author: E. C. Benedict

Benedict, Erastus Cornelius, LL.B., born at Bradford, Connecticut, March 19, 1800, and educated at Williams College, graduating in 1821. In 1824 he was called to the Bar; and from 1850-54 was President of the New York Board of Education. He was also Regent of New York University, and filled other important posts of honour. He died in New York, Oct. 22, 1880. He published several works, including the Hymn of St. Hildebert, N. Y., 1867. In 1868, he contributed “Jesus, I love Thee evermore,” a translation of “O Deus, ego amo Te" (q. v.), and "With terror thou dost strike me now," a translation of "Gravi me terroro pulsas" (q. v.), to Dr. Schaff's Christ in Song. [Rev. F. M. Bird, M.A.] -- John Julian, Dictionary of Hymnol… Go to person page >

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Author: E. C. Benedict


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