Author: Robert Grant, 1779-1838

Grant, Sir Robert, second son of Mr. Charles Grant, sometime Member of Parliament for Inverness, and a Director of the East India Company, was born in 1785, and educated at Cambridge, where he graduated in 1806. Called to the English Bar in 1807, he became Member of Parliament for Inverness in 1826; a Privy Councillor in 1831; and Governor of Bombay, 1834. He died at Dapoorie, in Western India, July 9, 1838. As a hymnwriter of great merit he is well and favourably known. His hymns, "O worship the King"; "Saviour, when in dust to Thee"; and "When gathering clouds around I view," are widely used in all English-speaking countries. Some of those which are less known are marked by the same graceful versification and deep and tender feeling. The… Go to person page >

Translator: Laiana (Lorenzo Lyons), 1807-1886

Lorenzo Lyons also known as Makua Laiana, missionary to Hawaii. Dianne Shapiro  Go to person page >

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First Line: Kulou i ke 'Lii, ke 'Lii maluna'e
English Title: O Worship the King
Author: Robert Grant, 1779-1838
Translator: Laiana (Lorenzo Lyons), 1807-1886
Language: Hawaiian
Publication Date: 1972
Copyright: This text may still be under copyright because it was published in 1972.



LYONS, named for the French city Lyons, appeared with a reference to “Haydn” in volume 2 of William Gardiner’s (<a href="/hymn/PsH/111#tuneinfo">PHH 111</a>) <cite>Sacred Melodies</cite>. However, the tune was never found in the works of Franz Joseph Haydn or…

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