O had I the wings of a dove, I would fly

O had I the wings of a dove, I would fly

Author: William Hunter
Published in 4 hymnals

Author: William Hunter

Hunter, William, D.D, son of John Hunter, was born near Ballymoney, County Antrim, Ireland, May 26, 1811. He removed to America in 1817, and entered Madison College in 1830. For some time he edited the Conference Journal, and the Christian Advocate. In 1855 he was appointed Professor of Hebrew in Alleghany College: and subsequently Minister of the Methodist Episcopal Church, at Alliance, Stark Country, Ohio. He died in 1877. He edited Minstrel of Zion, 1845; Select Melodies, 1851; and Songs of Devotion, 1859. His hymns, over 125 in all, appeared in these works. Some of these have been translated into various Indian languages. The best known are :— 1. A home in heaven; what a joyful thought. Heaven a Home. From his Minstrel of Zion, 1… Go to person page >

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First Line: O had I the wings of a dove, I would fly
Author: William Hunter

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The Christian Melodist, a Collection of Popular Songs, for Use in Public and Social Meetings ... #d238

The Christian Psalmist #d483

The Christian Psalmist (Numeral ed.) 10th ed., 1st rev. ed. #d271

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The Minstrel of Zion: a book of religious songs, accompanied with appropriate music, chiefly original #23

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