Charles, Elizabeth, née Rundle, is the author of numerous and very popular works intended to popularize the history of early Christian life in Great Britain; of Luther and his times; of Wesley and his work; the struggles of English civil wars; and kindred subjects as embodied in the Chronicles of the Schönherg-Cotta Family, the Diary of Kitty Trevelyan, &c, was born at Tavistock, Devonshire, Her father was John Bundle, M.P., and her husband, Andrew Paton Charles, Barrister-at-Law. Mrs. Charles has made some valuable contributions to hymnology, including original hymns and translations from the Latin and German. These were given in her:—
(1) The Voice of Christian Life in Song; or, Hymns and Hymn-writers of Many Lands and Ages, 1858; (2… Go to person page >
No Gospel like this Feast. Elizabeth Charles, née Rundle. [Holy Communion.] Published in her The Three Wakings and Other Poems, 1859, p. 149. It has passed into a large number of hymnals, including the Universal Hymn Book, 1885, the American Laudes Domini, 1884, and others.
--John Julian, Dictionary of Hymnology (1907)
Display Title: His the pain—ours the joyFirst Line: No gospel like this feastAuthor: J. C. RyleMeter: S. M.Date: 1891Subject: Gospel | Feast; Lord's Supper | Reception of; Lord's Supper | Significance of