O Blest Estate, Blest from Above

O blest estate! Blest from above!

Author: George Sandys (1636)
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Author: George Sandys

Sandys, George, son of Dr. Edwin Sandys, Archbishop of York, was born at Bishopthorpe Palace, York, in 1577, and educated at St. Mary Hall and Corpus Christi College, Oxford. For some years he devoted himself to travelling in Europe and Asia, and published in 1615 a curious account of his experiences. After visiting America, where he was for a time the Treasurer of the British Colony of Virginia, he became, on his return, a Gentleman of the Privy Chamber of Charles I. He died at Bexley Abbey, Kent, March 1643. His publications included his Traveller's Thanksgiving; the prose work on his travels, A Relation of a journey begun in 1610, &c, 1615; a translation of the Metamorphoses of Ovid; and Grotius's tragedy of Christ's Passion. His product… Go to person page >

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First Line: O blest estate! Blest from above!
Title: O Blest Estate, Blest from Above
Author: George Sandys (1636)
Language: English
Copyright: Public Domain

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American Hymns Old and New #71

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