Once He Came, How Meek And Lowly

Once He came, how meek and lowly

Author: William W. Hull
Tune: ES LIEGT EIN SCHLOSS
Published in 1 hymnal

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1 Once He came, how meek and lowly,
Kind, and full of love for men;
Judge supreme, unerring, holy,
Soon He comes on earth again.

2 Be the terrors and the blessing
Of that day before us now,
Every grateful heart possessing,
Cheering every thoughtful brow.

3 Grateful, that in form and feeling,
One of us, to earth He came;
Thoughtful, for He died revealing
All our hope and all our shame.

4 May the Savior here have known us
Heedful of His words and way,
And th’almighty Judge will own us
On His last and dreadful day.

Source: The Cyber Hymnal #11237

Author: William W. Hull

Hull, William Winstanley, M.A., son of John Hull, M.D., an eminent physician in Manchester, was born at Blackburn, March 15, 1794, and educated at Macclesfield and Brazenose, Oxford, where he took a first-class Lit. Hum. in 1814, and subsequently became a Fellow. At Oxford he made life-long friendships with some, and acquaintance with most of the foremost men of his time, including Arnold, Keble, Whately, Milman, Bickards, Card. Newman, Stanley, and others. He entered Lincoln's Inn and was called to the Chancery Bar. He took a prominent part in London and at Oxford in the religious movements of the day. On retiring from the Bar he resided first at Tickwood Hall, Much Wenlock, and then at Knowle, Hazelwood, Derby. He died Aug. 28, 1873. He p… Go to person page >

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First Line: Once He came, how meek and lowly
Title: Once He Came, How Meek And Lowly
Author: William W. Hull
Meter: 8.7.8.7
Source: A Collection of Prayers for Household Use (Oxford: J. Parker, 1828) alt.
Language: English
Copyright: Public Domain

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