Pity, my God, 'tis for our [own] beloved land

Pity, my God, 'tis for our [own] beloved land

Translator: Laurence Toole; Author: Jean Blanchon (1873)
Published in 5 hymnals

Translator: Laurence Toole

Toole, Laurence, D.D. was b. Aug. 17, 1807, at Liverpool. After studying at Ushaw College, he was ordained priest in 1841, and served the Missions at Chorley and Bolton. He went in 1847 to St. Wilfrid's K. C. Church, Hulme, Manchester, where he continued till his death on March 10, 1892. He was well known as an educationist, and headed the poll at the first School Board election in Manchester Tablet, March 12, 1892, p. 420, and March 19, p. 464). For his hymn "Pity, my God," see note on "Pitie, mon Dieu." --John Julian, Dictionary of Hymnology, New Supplement (1907)  Go to person page >

Author: Jean Blanchon

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Text Information

First Line: Pity, my God, 'tis for our [own] beloved land
Author: Jean Blanchon (1873)
Translator: Laurence Toole
Refrain First Line: God of mighty power
Copyright: Public Domain



Instances (1 - 5 of 5)

A Hymnal and Vesperal for the Seasons and Principal Festivals of the Ecclesiastical Year #d68

St. Basil's Hymn Book #d135

St. Basil's Hymnal ... 10th ed. #d157

St. Basil's Hymnal. 3rd ed. #d132

St. Basil's Hymnal. Rev. ed. #d154

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