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Lord, by Thee in safety borne

Lord, by Thee in safety borne

Author: Joseph Anstice
Published in 5 hymnals

Author: Joseph Anstice

Anstice, Joseph , M.A., son of William Anstice of Madeley, Shropshire, born 1808, and educated at Enmore, near Bridgwater, Westminster, and Ch. Church, Oxford, where he gained two English prizes and graduated as a double-first. Subsequently, at the ago of 22, he became Professor of Classical Literature at King's College, London; died at Torquay, Feb. 29, 1836, aged 28. His works include Richard Coeur de Lion, a prize poem, 1828; The Influence of the Roman Conquest upon Literature and the Arts in Rome (Oxford prize Essay); Selections from the Choice Poetry of the Greek Dramatic Writers, translated into English Verse, 1832, &c. His hymns were printed a few months after his death, as:— Hymns by the late Joseph Anstice, M.A., formerly Student… Go to person page >

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First Line: Lord, by Thee in safety borne
Author: Joseph Anstice
Copyright: Public Domain


Lord, by Thee in safety borne. J. Anstice. [Sunday Morning.] First published in his posthumous Hymns, &c, 1836, No. v., in 4 stanzas of 8 lines. In 1841 it was given in the Child's Christian Year as the opening hymn of that collection. It is in a few hymnals, including Kennedy, 1803, in which stanza ii., lines 1-4, and various alterations are by Dr. Kennedy. --John Julian, Dictionary of Hymnology (1907)


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