Loud was the wind and wild the tide. H. F. Lyte. [Christ walking on the Sea.] Published in his Poems chiefly Religious, 1833, p. 135, in 2 stanzas of 8 lines, and headed "It is I, be not afraid." In 1853 it was given in the Leeds Hymn Book, No. 292, and subsequently repeated in other collections, as "Who walks the waves in wondrous guise?" This form of the text is in 5 stanzas of 4 lines, the additional stanza being by another hand.
--John Julian, Dictionary of Hymnology (1907)
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