Lead us, great teacher Paul, in wisdom's ways

Lead us, great teacher Paul, in wisdom's ways

Author: Edward Caswall
Published in 3 hymnals

Author: Edward Caswall

Edward Caswall was born in 1814, at Yately, in Hampshire, where his father was a clergyman. In 1832, he went to Brasenose College, Oxford, and in 1836, took a second-class in classics. His humorous work, "The Art of Pluck," was published in 1835; it is still selling at Oxford, having passed through many editions. In 1838, he was ordained Deacon, and in 1839, Priest. He became perpetural Curate of Stratford-sub-Castle in 1840. In 1841, he resigned his incumbency and visited Ireland. In 1847, he joined the Church of Rome. In 1850, he was admitted into the Congregation of the Oratory at Birmingham, where he has since remained. He has published several works in prose and poetry. --Annotations of the Hymnal, Charles Hutchins, M.A. 1872… Go to person page >

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First Line: Lead us, great teacher Paul, in wisdom's ways
Author: Edward Caswall

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Egregie doctor Paule mores instrue. Translation of [Aurea luce et decore roseo] by E. Caswall in his Lyra Catholica, 1849, p. 129, and Hymns, 1873, p. 71, as "Lead us, great teacher Paul, in wisdom's ways." Also adopted by the Marquess of Bute. -- John Julian, Dictionary of Hymnology (1907)

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