Long hath the night of sorrow reigned

Long hath the night of sorrow reigned

Author: John Morrison
Published in 8 hymnals

Author: John Morrison

Morison, John, D.D., was born in Aberdeenshire in 1749. He studied at the University of Aberdeen (King's College), where he graduated M.A. in 1771. In 1780 he became parish minister of Canisbay, Caithness. He received the degree of D.D. from the University of Edinburgh in 1792. He died at Canisbay, June 12, 1798. He was one of the members added on May 26, 1781, to the Committee appointed by the General Assembly of 1775 to revise the Translations and Paraphrases of 1745. To him are ascribed Nos. 19, 21, 29, 30 and 35, in the 1781 collection, and he is said to have been joint author with John Logan of Nos. 27 and 28. [Rev. James Mearns, M.A.] --John Julian, Dictionary of Hymnology (1907)  Go to person page >

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First Line: Long hath the night of sorrow reigned
Author: John Morrison

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Carmina Sanctorum, a selection of hymns and songs of praise with tunes #488

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Carmina Sanctorum: a selection of hymns and songs of praise with tunes #488

Gospel Hymns #d304

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Many Voices; or, Carmina Sanctorum, Evangelistic Edition with Tunes #347

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Songs for the Service of Prayer #426

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Songs of Praise with Tunes #348

The People's Praise Book or Carmina Sanctorum #d340

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