Romanis, William, M.A., born in 1824, and educated at Emmanuel College, Camb., B.A. in honours, 1846, M.A. 1849, D. 1847, P. 1848. From 1846 to 1856 he was Assistant Master in the Classical Dept. of Cheltenham College. Subsequently he was Curate of Axminster; then of St. Mary's, Reading. In 1863 he became Vicar of Wigston Magna, Leicester, and in 1888 of Twyford, Hants. He retired from active work in 1895, and died in 1899. His Sermons Preached at St. Mary's, Reading, were published in 1862; 2nd series, 1864. His hymns in common use are:—
1. Dark lies before us, hid from mortal view. [For Divine Guidance.]
2. Lord, who shall sit beside Thee? [SS. James and John.]
3. Round me falls the night. [Evening.]
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Lowell Mason (PHH 96) composed HAMBURG (named after the German city) in 1824. The tune was published in the 1825 edition of Mason's Handel and Haydn Society Collection of Church Music. Mason indicated that the tune was based on a chant in the first Gregorian tone.
HAMBURG is a very simple tune with…
Display Title: Pour Down Thy Spirit from AboveFirst Line: Pour down thy Spirit from aboveTune Title: HAMBURGAuthor: William Romanis, 1824-1899Date: 1982Subject: Forgiveness | ; God's Love | ; Growth | ; Kingdom Of God | ; Love | ; National and World Peace | ; Reconciliation | ; Sin | ; Supplication | ; Unity |