My God, though cleaving to the dust

My God, though cleaving to the dust

Author (attributed to): Adrion Boissier; Author: François Boissier
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Author (attributed to): Adrion Boissier

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Author: François Boissier

Boissier, Francois Louis Cesar, b. at Boissières (Dept. of the Gard), June 7, 1807; sometime inspector of the Academy, Algiers, and died at Nimes, Dec. 29, 1875; was the author of "Seigneur! du sein de la poussiere," and not his brother Adrien, as stated on p. 1581, i. The hymn was written Jan. 1, 1837 (manuscipt from F. L. C. Boissier's son). H. Downton's translation was first printed in the Sunday Magazine, 1870, p. 353. [Rev. James Mearns, M.A.] --John Julian, Dictionary of Hymnology, New Supplement (1907)  Go to person page >

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First Line: My God, though cleaving to the dust
Author (attributed to): Adrion Boissier
Author: François Boissier

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My God! though cleaving to the dust. [Lent.] This translation from Adrion Boissier's "Seigneur! du sein de la poussiere," is from H. Downton's Hymns and Verses, 1873. --John Julian, Dictionary of Hymnology, Appendix, Part II (1907) ===================== Boissier, François Louis Cesar, b. at Boissières (Dept. of the Gard), June 7, 1807; sometime inspector of the Academy, Algiers, and died at Nimes, Dec. 29, 1875; was the author of "Seigneur! du sein de la poussiere," and not his brother Adrien, as stated on p. 1581, i. The hymn was written Jan. 1, 1837 (manuscipt from F. L. C. Boissier's son). H. Downton's translation was first printed in the Sunday Magazine, 1870, p. 353. [Rev. James Mearns, M.A.] --John Julian, Dictionary of Hymnology, New Supplement (1907)

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