Ainger, Arthur Campbell, M.A., son of the Rev. F. A. Ainger, incumbent of Hampstead, Middlesex; born in 1841, educated Trinity College, Cambridge, 1st Class Class. Trip. 1864, Assistant Master at Eton 1864-1901. Author of Eton Songs, 1901-2; Carmen Etonense, Vale, &c, and joint author with H. G. Winkle, M.A., of an English-Latin Verse Dictionary. Mr. Ainger's hymns in common use are the following :—
1. God is working His purpose out. [Missions.] Written and first published in 1894, with Dedication to Archbishop Benson. It was given in Church Hymns, 1903, Hymns Ancient & Modern, 1904, and other collections.
2. God of our Fathers, unto Thee. [National Thanksgiving.] Included in English Hymnal, 1906.
3. Let all our bret… Go to person page >
Display Title: O Lord, with Toil Our Days Are FilledFirst Line: O Lord, with toil our days are filledTune Title: GOUDAAuthor: Arthur C. Ainger, 1841-1919Meter: CMSource: The words were written circa 1865, and appeared shortly thereafter in the Sunday Magazine