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Justice in forgiveness lies

Author: Charles Kingsley

Kingsley, Charles, M.A., son of Charles Kingsley, of Battramsley, in the New Forest, was born June 12. 1819. at Home Vicarage, Devon. In 1838 he entered Magdalene Coll. Cambridge, and graduated as first class in classics, and senior optime. Subsequently Rector of Eversley 1814-1875; Canon of Chester 1869-1873; and Canon of Westminster 1873-1875. He held also other important appointments. He died at Eversley, Jan. 23, 1875. Canon Kingsley's prose works are too well known to be enumerated here, and his poetical productions have little in common with hymnology. Three of his pieces have come into use as hymns:— 1. Accept this building, gracious Lord. [Hospitals.] "Mrs. Kingsley's account of this hymn is:— "On the 4th o… Go to person page >

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First Line: Justice in forgiveness lies
Author: Charles Kingsley
Language: English
Copyright: Public Domain

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