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O had I, my Savior, the wings of a dove

O had I, my Savior, the wings of a dove

Author: Henry Francis Lyte
Published in 14 hymnals

Author: Henry Francis Lyte

Lyte, Henry Francis, M.A., son of Captain Thomas Lyte, was born at Ednam, near Kelso, June 1, 1793, and educated at Portora (the Royal School of Enniskillen), and at Trinity College, Dublin, of which he was a Scholar, and where he graduated in 1814. During his University course he distinguished himself by gaining the English prize poem on three occasions. At one time he had intended studying Medicine; but this he abandoned for Theology, and took Holy Orders in 1815, his first curacy being in the neighbourhood of Wexford. In 1817, he removed to Marazion, in Cornwall. There, in 1818, he underwent a great spiritual change, which shaped and influenced the whole of his after life, the immediate cause being the illness and death of a brother cler… Go to person page >

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First Line: O had I, my Savior, the wings of a dove
Author: Henry Francis Lyte



Instances (1 - 14 of 14)Text InfoTune InfoTextScoreFlexScoreAudioPage Scan
A Handy Book of Old and Familiar Hymns #158Page Scan
Carmina Centum: for Sunday schools and gospel meetings #4Page Scan
Christian Praise: a manual of worship for public, social and private devotion #333Page Scan
Church Melodies: collection of psalms and hymns, with appropriate music. For the use of congregations. #285Page Scan
Coronation Songs #d144
Hymns and Songs of Praise for Public and Social Worship #1286Page Scan
Perennial Songs #d145
Songs for the Lord's House #d311
Songs of Christian Praise with Music #d377
Songs of Praise: a selection of standard hymns and tunes for the Sunday-shcools and social meetings #280Page Scan
Songs of the Church: or, hymns and tunes for Christian worship #750Page Scan
The Clifton Chapel Collection of "Psalms, Hymns, and Spiritual Songs": for public, social and family worship and private devotions at the Sanitarium, Clifton Springs, N. Y. #842Page Scan
The Hymnal of the Reformed Church in the United States #d457
The Manual of Praise for Sabbath and Social Worship #541Page Scan
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