Moore, Clement Clarke, LL.D., son of Bp. B. Moore, was born in New York, July 15, 1779, and educated at Columbia College, In 1821 he became Professor of Biblical Learning in the General Theological Seminary, N. York; subsequently of Hebrew and Greek; and then of Oriental and Greek Literature. He died at Newport, Rhode Island, July 10, 1863. His Poems were published in 1844. One of his hymns, "Lord of life, all praise excelling" (Harvest), is widely known, both in its full form, and abbreviated as "When the harvest yields the pleasure." It first appeared as one of the thirty hymns added to the American Prayer Book Collection in 1808.
--John Julian, Dictionary of Hymnology, Appendix, Part II (1907)
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Display Title: Lord of Life, All Praise ExcellingFirst Line: Lord of life, all praise excellingTune Title: GRAFTON STREETAuthor: Clement C. MooreMeter: 87.87Source: American Prayer Book Collection, 1808