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

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A Handy Book of Old and Familiar Hymns #158

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Carmina Centum: for Sunday schools and gospel meetings #4

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Christian Praise: a manual of worship for public, social and private devotion #333

Coronation Songs #d144

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Hymns and Songs of Praise for Public and Social Worship #1286

Perennial Songs #d145

Songs for the Lord's House #d311

Songs of Christian Praise with Music #d377

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Songs of Praise: a selection of standard hymns and tunes for the Sunday-shcools and social meetings #280

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Songs of the Church: or, hymns and tunes for Christian worship #750

The Hymnal of the Reformed Church in the United States #d457

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The Manual of Praise for Sabbath and Social Worship #541

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