Like the eagle, upward, onward

Like the eagle, upward, onward

Author: Horatius Bonar
Tune: DIJON
Published in 33 hymnals

Author: Horatius Bonar

Horatius Bonar was born at Edinburgh, in 1808. His education was obtained at the High School, and the University of his native city. He was ordained to the ministry, in 1837, and since then has been pastor at Kelso. In 1843, he joined the Free Church of Scotland. His reputation as a religious writer was first gained on the publication of the "Kelso Tracts," of which he was the author. He has also written many other prose works, some of which have had a very large circulation. Nor is he less favorably known as a religious poet and hymn-writer. The three series of "Hymns of Faith and Hope," have passed through several editions. --Annotations of the Hymnal, Charles Hutchins, M.A. 1872… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Like the eagle, upward, onward
Author: Horatius Bonar

Notes

Like the eagle, upward, onward. Pt. of "Shall this life of mine [ours] be wasted," p. 161, ii.

--John Julian, Dictionary of Hymnology, Appendix, Part II (1907)

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Instances

Instances (1 - 33 of 33)
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A Selection of Spiritual Songs #790

Calvary Selection of Spiritual Songs with Music for the Church and the Choir #d493

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Christian Praise #486

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Church Harmonies #626

Gospel Hymn and Tune Book #d214

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Hymns of the Ages for Public and Social Worship #409

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Laudes Domini #464

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Laudes Domini #886

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Laudes Domini #459

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New Christian Hymn and Tune Book #503

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New Christian Hymn and Tune Book #503

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Psalms and Hymns and Spiritual Songs #943

Songs for the Sanctuary, or Hymns and Tunes for Christian Worship #ad598

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Songs for the Sanctuary, or Hymns and Tunes for Christian Worship #b955

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Songs for the Sanctuary #955

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Songs for the Sanctuary #955

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Songs for the Sanctuary #955

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Songs for the Sanctuary; or Psalms and Hymns for Christian Worship (Baptist Ed.) #955

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Songs for the Sanctuary; or, Psalms and Hymns for Christian Worship (Words only) #955

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Songs for the Service of Prayer #276

Songs of Christian Praise with Music #d292

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Songs of Devotion for Christian Assocations #160

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Songs of the Church #566

The Church of God Selection of Spiritual Songs for the Church and Choir #d489

The Gospel Hymnal #d343

The Hour of Praise #d29

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The Morning Stars Sang Together #91

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The New Laudes Domini #880

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The Palm #201b

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The Praise Hymnary #229

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The Sabbath Hymn and Tune Book #173c

The Sabbath Hymn Book. Baptist ed. #d574

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