Listen, the master beseecheth

Listen, the master beseecheth

Author: William M. Punshon
Tune: PILGRIM'S MISSION
Published in 14 hymnals

Author: William M. Punshon

Punshon, William Morley, LL.D. This greatly and justly honoured name of recent Wesleyan Methodism finds a tiny niche in this work from a thin poetic vein, which gave him much enjoyment, if its working out must be confessed to have yielded nothing of permanent value for hymnody, or at all comparable with his splendid service to the Christian Church as preacher and lecturer. His contributions to J. Lyth's Wild Flowers, or, a Selection of Original Poetry (1843), though reprinted in 1846, speedily withered as "flowers" in a hortus siccus. His Lays of Hope (1853) was no advance on the Wild Flowers. His Sabbath Chimes, or, Meditations in Verse for the Sundays of a Year (1867), suggested inevitable comparisons with Keble's classic of the Christi… Go to person page >

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First Line: Listen, the master beseecheth
Author: William M. Punshon
Refrain First Line: Then work, brothers, work

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Instances (1 - 14 of 14)

Hallowed Songs #d203

Hymn Book of the Holiness Movement Church #d302

Methodist Hymn and Tune Book #d467

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Methodist Hymn and Tune Book: official hymn book of the Methodist Church #405

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Methodist Hymn-Book #438

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Our New Hymnal #406

Song Life for Sunday Schools #d109

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Song Sermons for General Use and Special Services #209

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Songs of Love and Praise (for Sabbath-Schools, Prayer-Meetings, and Family Circle) #130

The Hymnary for use in Baptist churches #506

The Hymnary of the United Church of Canada #506

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The New Canadian Hymnal: a collection of hymns and music for Sunday schools, young people's societies, prayer & praise meetings, family circles #138

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