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Once on the raging seas I rode

Once on the raging seas I rode

Author: Henry Kirke White
Tune: ROCKINGHAM (Mason)
Published in 22 hymnals

Author: Henry Kirke White

White, Henry Kirke, a gifted English poet who died early in life, was born in Nottingham, England, March 21, 1785. Very early he manifested a remarkable love for books and a decided talent for composition. But his parents were poor, and he was apprenticed in early boyhood to a stocking weaver, from which uncongenial servitude he escaped as soon as he could and began the study of law; but later he was converted and felt called to the ministry. The story of his conversion from deism to Christianity is briefly but beautifully told in the poem titled "The Star of Bethlehem." He entered St. John's College, Cambridge, in 1805 as a servitor; but died October 19, 1806, in the second year of his college course, when only twenty-one years of age. In… Go to person page >

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First Line: Once on the raging seas I rode
Author: Henry Kirke White

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Instances

Instances (1 - 22 of 22)Text InfoTune InfoTextScoreFlexScoreAudioPage Scan
A Collection of Hymns for the use of the Wesleyan Methodist Connection of America #d417
Evangelical Hymns: for private, family, social, and public worship; selected from various authors (3rd ed. enl.) #299Page Scan
Harmonia Ecclesiae: or, Companion to the Christian Minstrel #d192
Mission Songs: for the Use of Missionary Assemblies. 6th ed. #d105
New Manual of Praise: for Sabbath and Social Worship #465Page Scan
Oberlin social & sabbath school hymn book #39Page Scan
Psalms and Hymns for Public worship, Containing All the Psalms and Hymns of Dr. Watts ... #d744
Sacred Melodies for Social Worship #568Page Scan
Sacred Songs for Social Worship #14Page Scan
Seamen's Devotional Assistant and Mariners' Hymns (American Seamen's Friend Society) #d377
Seamen's Devotional Assistant, and Mariners' Hymns; prepared under direction of the American Seamen's Friend Society #318Page Scan
The Christian Psalmist; or, Watts' Psalms and Hymns: with copious selections from other sources; the whole carefully revised and arranged, with directions for musical expression #282Page Scan
The Manual of Praise for Sabbath and Social Worship #434Page Scan
The Old Baptist Hymn Book #d219
The Psalmodist: a Choice Collection of Psalm and Hymn Tunes #d174
The Social and Sabbath School Hymn-Book. (5th ed.) #39Page Scan
The Vestry Singing Book: being a selection of the most popular and approved tunes and hymns now extant, designed for social and religious meetings, family devotion, singing schools, etc. #124Page Scan
Village Hymns #d422
Village hymns for social worship, selected and original: designed as a supplement to Dr. Watts's Psalms and hymns (2nd ed.) #138Page Scan
Village hymns for social worship, selected and original: designed as a supplement to Dr. Watts's Psalms and hymns (Stereotyped ed.) #138Page Scan
Village Hymns for Social Worship, Selected and Original: designed as a supplement to the Psalms and Hymns of Dr. Watts (6th ed.) #138Page Scan
Worship in the School Room: a manual of devotion intended especially for the school, also adapted to the family #93Page Scan
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