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Lord, now we part in thy blest name

Author: Reginald Heber

Reginald Heber was born in 1783 into a wealthy, educated family. He was a bright youth, translating a Latin classic into English verse by the time he was seven, entering Oxford at 17, and winning two awards for his poetry during his time there. After his graduation he became rector of his father's church in the village of Hodnet near Shrewsbury in the west of England where he remained for 16 years. He was appointed Bishop of Calcutta in 1823 and worked tirelessly for three years until the weather and travel took its toll on his health and he died of a stroke. Most of his 57 hymns, which include "Holy, Holy, Holy," are still in use today. -- Greg Scheer, 1995… Go to person page >

Author: John Dracup

Dracup, John, was born in 1723, but the place of birth and circumstances of early life not known. In 1755 he became pastor of the Independent Church at Steep Lane, Sowerby, near Halifax; but in 1772, having apparently changed his views on Baptism, left Steep Lane, and became a minister among the Baptists, first at Kodhill-end, near Todmorden, and then at Rochdale. In 1784, the members of the Independent Church at Steep Lane, having in the interval followed his example and become Baptists, invited him to re-settle among them. This he did, and continued their pastor until his death, May 28, 1795. In 1787, Mr. Dracup published a small volume of 63 hymns with the title, Hymns and Spiritual Songs, by John Dracup, Minister of the Gospel at Sow… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Lord, now we part in thy blest name
Author: John Dracup
Author: Reginald Heber
Copyright: Public Domain

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WAREHAM (Knapp)

William Knapp (b. Wareham, Dorsetshire, England, 1698; d. Poole, Dorsetshire, 1768) composed WAREHAM, so named for his birthplace. A glover by trade, Knapp served as the parish clerk at St. James's Church in Poole (1729-1768) and was organist in both Wareham and Poole. Known in his time as the "coun…

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A Collection of Hymns, for the Christian Church and Home #C4

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A Collection of Psalms and Hymns for Christian Worship. (45th ed.) #716

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A Collection of Psalms and Hymns for the Sanctuary #83

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A Collection of Psalms and Hymns, for Social and Private Worship (Rev. ed. with supplement) #528

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A Selection of Hymns #28

A Selection of Psalms and Hymns for ... Diocese of Nova Scotia. 3rd ed. #d206

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Christian Hymns for Public and Private Worship #83

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Christian Praise #43

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Church Harmonies #972

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Church Hymns #467

Devotional Melodies, Adapted to Social Worship #d56

Hymnal for Evangelical Sunday Schools #d44

Hymnal of the Evangelical Church. Word ed. #d421

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Hymnal of the Presbyterian Church #80

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Hymns and Songs of Praise for Public and Social Worship #1014

Hymns for Children and Young Persons #d260

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Hymns for Christian Devotion #93

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Hymns for Christian Devotion #93

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Hymns for the Meeting of the American Board #37

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Luther League Hymnal #32

Melodies of Heaven #d78

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New Christian Hymn and Tune Book #125

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New Christian Hymn and Tune Book #125

Popular Hymns Revised #d146

Popular Hymns #d144

Prayers and Hymns for the Church and the Home #d373

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Psalms, Hymns and Spiritual Songs, Original and Selected. (14th stereotype ed.) #72

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Psalms, Hymns and Spiritual Songs, Original and Selected. (7th ed.) #S74

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Psalms, Hymns, and Spiritual Songs #B72

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Songs for Social and Public Worship #16

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Songs for Social and Public Worship #59

Songs for the Sanctuary, or Hymns and Tunes for Christian Worship #ad641

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Songs for the Sanctuary, or Hymns and Tunes for Christian Worship #b150

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Songs for the Sanctuary; or Psalms and Hymns for Christian Worship (Baptist Ed.) #150

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Songs for the Sanctuary; or, Psalms and Hymns for Christian Worship (Words only) #150

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Songs for the Sanctuary #150

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Songs for the Sanctuary #150

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Songs for the Sanctuary #150

Songs of Christian Praise with Music #d304

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Songs of the Church #91

Songs of Worship for the Sunday School #d129

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The Book of Common Praise #547

The Centennial Hymnal #d228

The Children's Hymnal (with tunes) #d138

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The Children's Hymnal with Tunes #199

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The Christian Hymn Book #724

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The Christian hymnal #223

The Christian Hymnist #d334

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The Clifton Chapel Collection of "Psalms, Hymns, and Spiritual Songs" #1184

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The Congregational Hymn Book #399

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The Gospel Psalmist #970

The Hymns from the Children's Hymnal; with a Service, for Sunday Schools #d140

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The New Congregational Hymn and Tune Book, for Public, Social and Private Worship #11

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The Reformed Church Hymnal #636

The Service of Song for Baptist Churches #d512

The Service of Song for Baptist Churches #d328

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The Standard Church Hymnal #676

The Temperance Crusade #d34

The Vestry Hymn Book #d275

Two Hundred and Fifty-two Familiar Hymns #d117

Universalist Hymn Book #d289

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