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The Beautiful City

O there is a beautiful city, Whose walls are of jewels most rare

Author: Charles Walker Ray
Tune: [O, there is a beautiful city] (Ray)
Published in 2 hymnals

Author: Charles Walker Ray

Rv Charles Walker Ray DD USA 1832-1917. Born at Otselic, NY, he became a Baptist minister. He was educated at Hamlton College, Clinton, NY. He earned his doctorate from Monongahela College, Jefferson, PA. That school closed in 1894. He pastored at North Stonington, CT, for a number of years. He also served at Plymouth, NY. He married Julia Tracy Sheffield, and they had a son, Arthur. He wrote a number of books and song books: “Grace Vernon Bussell, the heroine of western Australia” (1878); “Spicy breezes” (1883); “The day school crown” (1892); “The revival helper: a collection of songs for Christian work and worship” (1893); “Bright blossoms of song” (1895); “Zion’s delight” (1901); “The song of songs… Go to person page >

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First Line: O there is a beautiful city, Whose walls are of jewels most rare
Title: The Beautiful City
Author: Charles Walker Ray
Language: English
Refrain First Line: My Savior shall welcome me there
Copyright: Public Domain

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The Peacemaker #177

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Zion's Delight #185

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