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O God, while generations flee

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First Line: O God, while generations flee
Language: English
Copyright: Public Domain


O God, while generations flee Like leaves. [God our All.] An anonymous and undated hymn in The Pilgrim Hymnal, 1904.

--John Julian, Dictionary of Hymnology, New Supplement (1907)



Though no firm documentation exists, ST. ANNE was probably composed by William Croft (PHH 149), possibly when he was organist from 1700-1711 at St. Anne's Church in Soho, London, England. (According to tradition, St. Anne was the mother of the Virgin Mary.) The tune was first published in A Suppleme…

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ST. SAVIOUR (Baker 11716)



Instances (1 - 6 of 6)

Chapel Hymns and Services #d84

Hymns of the Spirit for Use in the Free Churches of America #371

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Services for Congregational Worship. The New Hymn and Tune Book #397

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The Pilgrim Hymnal #48

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The Pilgrim Hymnal #49

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Twenty-Five Hymns for use in Time of War #21

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