O what a lonely path were ours

O what a lonely path were ours

Author: Sir Edward Denny
Published in 13 hymnals

Author: Sir Edward Denny

Denny, Sir Edward, Bart . Sir Edward Denny, son of Sir E. Denny, 4th baronet, of Tralee Castle, County of Kerry, was born 2 Oct., 1796, and succeeded his father in August, 1831. He is a member of the Plymouth Brethren, and has contributed largely to their hymnody. His first publication, in which many of his hymns appeared, was A Selection of Hymns, Lond. Central Tract Depot, 1839. This was followed by Hymns & Poems , Lond., 1848 (third ed., 1870). He has also published several prose works. Many of his hymns are popular, and are in extensive use as:—" A pilgrim through this lonely world"; "Bride of the Lamb, rejoice, rejoice"; “Bright with all His crowns of glory"; “Light of the lonely pilgrim's heart”; "Sweet feast of love d… Go to person page >

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Author: Sir Edward Denny


O what a lonely path were ours. Sir E. Denny. [Jesus ever with us.] Given in the Appendix to Hymns for the Poor of the Flock, circa 1838; in the author's Selection, 1839, No. 260; in the Psalms and Hymns, Lond., D, Walther, 1842, Pt. i, No. 72, and other and later Plymouth Brethren collections. In some hymn books it is abridged to 5 stanzas, and in others it is sometimes attributed to "T. Moore" in error. --John Julian, Dictionary of Hymnology (1907)



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A Collection of Psalms, Hymns and Spiritual Songs; suited to the various kinds of Christian worship; and especially designed for and adapted to the Fraternity of the Brethren... #666Page Scan
A Collection of Spiritual Hymns: adapted to the Various Kinds of Christian Worship, and especially designed for the use of the Brethren in Christ. 2nd ed. #490Page Scan
Devotional hymns: selected for public and social worship #177Page Scan
Gospel Hymns #d415
Hymns of Worship: designed for use especially in the lecture room, the prayer meeting and the family #606Page Scan
Schools Lyrics #d167
Song-Flowers #d96
Sunday School Songs. 3rd ed. #d100
Sunday-School Songs: a new collection of hymns and tunes specially prepared for the use of Sunday-schools and for social and family worship. (3rd. ed.) #123dPage Scan
The Bible Hymn Book #d184
The Book of Praise: or, Hymns for Public and Social Worship #d601
The Public School Hymnal, for the Use of High Schools and Seminaries. New and enl. ed. #d187
The Public School Hymnal: for the use of high schools and seminaries #198Page Scan
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