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On each return of holy rest

On each return of holy rest

Author: James Holme
Published in 2 hymnals

Author: James Holme

Holme, James, B.A., son of T. Holme, Orton, Westmorland, was born in 1801, and educated at Caius College, Cambridge (B.A. 1825). Ordained in 1825, he held successively the Incumbency of Low Harrowgate, the Vicarage of Kirkleatham, and the charge of Bolton, near Bradford. He died in 1882. He published Leisure Musings and Devotions, &c, 1835; Mount Grace Abbey, a poem, 1843, and with his brother, the Rev. T. Holme (q.v.), Hymns & Sacred Poetry, Christian Book Society, 1861. From this last work, "All things are ours, how abundant the treasure" (Praise in Sickness), in Snepp's Songs of Grace & Glory, 1872, is taken. "God my Father, hear me pray" (Lent), in the Anglican Hymn Book, 1868, is attributed to him, and dated 1861. It is, however, from… Go to person page >

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First Line: On each return of holy rest
Author: James Holme

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On each return of holy rest. Sunday. Abbreviated from James Holme's poem on the "Sabbath," in Hymns & Sacred Poetry, 1861 (see p. 529, ii.). --John Julian, Dictionary of Hymnology, Appendix, Part II (1907)

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Anglican Hymn Book #20

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Church Hymnal #143

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