Logan, John, son of a farmer, born at Fala, Midlothian, 1748, and educated at Edinburgh University, in due course entering the ministry of the Church of Scotland and becoming the minister of South Leith in 1770. During the time he held this charge he delivered a course of lectures on philosophy and history with much success. While he was thus engaged, the chair of Universal History in the University became vacant; but as a candidate he was unsuccessful. A tragedy, entitled Runnamede, followed. He offered it to the manager of Covent Garden Theatre, but it was interdicted by the Lord Chamberlain "upon suspicion of having a seditious tendency." It was subsequently acted in Edinburgh. In 1775 he formed one of the Committee by whom the Translati… Go to person page >
ST. MAGNUS first appeared in Henry Playford's Divine Companion (1707 ed.) as an anonymous tune with soprano and bass parts. The tune was later credited to Jeremiah Clark (b. London, England, c. 1670; d. London, 1707), who was a chorister in the Chapel Royal and sang at the coronation of James II in…
Display Title: Now Let Triumphant Faith DispelFirst Line: Now let triumphant faith dispelMeter: CMDate: 1996Subject: Triumph Over Satan | ; Lent 3 |Source: Scottish Translations and Paraphrases, 1745, alt.
Display Title: Let Christian Faith and Hope DispelFirst Line: Let Christian faith and hope dispelTune Title: ST. MAGNUSAuthor: Anonymous; John LoganMeter: CMSource: recast in Scottish Paraphrases, 1781