Holme, Thomas, brother of the above, was born Aug. 8, 1793, and educated at Appleby Grammar School. Taking Holy Orders in 1817, he was for twenty years Head Master of Kirby Bavensworth Grammar School. Subsequently he was Vicar of East Cowton, Yorkshire, where he died Jan. 20, 1872. From Hymns & Sacred Poetry, 1861 (the joint work of himself and his brother1 James), the following hymns are taken:—
1. Behold the lilies of the field, How gracefully, &c. Flower Service.
2. Lord, in mine agony of pain. Resignation.
3. The Christian's path shines more and more. Growth in Holiness. This hymn previously appeared in a local collection about 1850.
-- John Julian, Dictionary of Hymnology
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WAS FRAG ICH NACH DER WELT
O GOTT DU FROMMER GOTT
Composed by Ahasuerus Fritsch (b. Mücheln on the Geissel, near Merseburg, Germany, 1629; d. Rudolstadt, Germany, 1701), DARMSTADT first appeared in his Himmels-Lust und Welt-Unlust (1679). The melody was altered when it was published…
Display Title: Joy To The WorldFirst Line: Joy to the world! sound forthTune Title: WAS FRAG' ICH NACH DER WELTAuthor: Thomas HolmeMeter: 220.127.116.11Source: Hymns and Sacred Poetry (Christian Book Society, 1861)