Once in the silence of the night

Author: John Cawood
Published in 5 hymnals

Author: John Cawood

John Cawood was born in 1775, at Matlock, Derbyshire, where his father carried on a small farm. He enjoyed very limited educational advantages. At the age of eighteen he occupied a menial position. But seeking every opportunity of self improvement, and aided by those who interested themselves in his behalf, he was enabled in 1797 to enter S. Edmund Hall, Oxford, and obtained his B.A. in 1801, and his M.A. in 1807. He was ordained in 1801, and most of his life in the ministry was spent as perpetual Curate of S. Ann's Chapel of Ease, Bewdley, Worcestershire. He died in 1852. He published several prose works, but no volume of hymns or poems. His son says, "My father composed about thirteen hymns, which have one by one got into print, th… Go to person page >

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First Line: Once in the silence of the night
Title: Samuel
Author: John Cawood



Instances (1 - 5 of 5)

Canadian Sabbath-School Hymn Book #d196

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Hymns for Sunday Schools, Youth and Children #200

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Hymns for Sunday Schools, Youth, and Children #200

Hymns, Selected and Original, for Sunday Schools of the Evangelical Lutheran Church #d335

The Little Hymn Book #d58

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