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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A Collection of Hymns for the use of the Wesleyan Methodist Connection of America #d417

Harmonia Ecclesiae: or, Companion to the Christian Minstrel #d192

Mission Songs: for the Use of Missionary Assemblies. 6th ed. #d105

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New Manual of Praise: for Sabbath and Social Worship #465

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Oberlin social & sabbath school hymn book #39

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Sacred Melodies for Social Worship #568

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Sacred Songs for Social Worship #14

Seamen's Devotional Assistant and Mariners' Hymns (American Seamen's Friend Society) #d377

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The Manual of Praise for Sabbath and Social Worship #434

The Old Baptist Hymn Book #d219

The Psalmodist: a Choice Collection of Psalm and Hymn Tunes #d174

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The Social and Sabbath School Hymn-Book. (5th ed.) #39

Village Hymns #d422

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Village hymns for social worship, selected and original: designed as a supplement to Dr. Watts's Psalms and hymns (Stereotyped ed.) #138

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