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Not For the Gain of a City or Grail (New Crusaders)

Not for the gain of a city or grail

Author: William Watkins Reid
Tune: AVISON
Published in 1 hymnal

Author: William Watkins Reid

Reid, William Watkins, Sr. (Ballinasloe, County Galway, Ireland, October 15, 1890--February 18, 1983, Jenkins Township, Pennsylvania). Methodist. Parents were William Reid, a native of Moneymore, near Belfast, and Sarah Watkins of Londonderry. Came to the United States in 1900. Attended New York University (bachelor's degree, 1915; master's degree in journalism, 1917). Served The Hymn Society as President, Executive Director, and Editor of The Hymn from 1966 to 1976. Authored the Hymn Society's 40th anniversary history, Sing with Spirit and Understanding. Also edited The Pastor's Journal for the Methodist church and worked as its director of the News Service of the Board of Missions. Also: Caulfield, Benjamin. --From DNAH Archives… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Not for the gain of a city or grail
Title: Not For the Gain of a City or Grail (New Crusaders)
Author: William Watkins Reid
Meter: Irregular
Publication Date: 1965
Copyright: This text may still be under copyright because it was published in 1965.

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