Wordsworth, Elizabeth, daughter of Bp. C. Wordsworth, of Lincoln, was b. at Harrow in 1840, and is now (1907) the Head of the Lady Margaret Hall, Oxford. The following of her hymns are in common use:—
1. God is our Stronghold and our Stay. [Ps. xlvi.] This is a metrical rendering of the Book of Common Prayer version of the forty-sixth Psalm in the Metre of "Ein' feste Burg." It was written for and first published in Church Hymns, 1903. Miss Wordsworth's translation direct from the German of "Ein' feste Burg," is given under that hymn.
2. Great Ruler of the Nations. [For Peace.] Written during the South African war, and included in Church Hymns, 1903.
3. O Lord our Banner, God of Might. [In Time of War.] Miss… Go to person page >
Display Title: O Lord our Banner, God of mightFirst Line: O Lord our Banner, God of mightTune Title: JEHOVAH NISSIAuthor: Elizabeth Wordsworth, 1840-Meter: 8 8 6 8 8 6.Date: 1918Subject: The Nation and Commonweal |