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Ring out the grief that saps the mind, For those

Ring out the grief that saps the mind, For those

Author: Baron Tennyson Alfred Tennyson
Tune: SIMEON (Stanley)
Published in 2 hymnals

Author: Baron Tennyson Alfred Tennyson

Tennyson, Alfred, Lord, son of the Rev. G. C. Tennyson, Rector of Somersby, Lincolnshire, was born at Somersby, Aug. 6, 1809; educated at Trinity College, Cambridge; appointed Poet Laureate in 1850, and raised to the Peerage in 1884. Although Lord Tennyson has not written any hymns, extracts from his poems are sometimes used as such, as "Strong Son of God, immortal Love" (Faith in the Son of God), from the Introduction to his In Memoriam, 1850; the well-known "Too late, too late, ye cannot enter now," and others. The former is sometimes given as "Spirit of immortal Love," and again as "Eternal God, immortal Love." --John Julian, Dictionary of Hymnology, Appendix, Part II (1907)  Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Ring out the grief that saps the mind, For those
Author: Baron Tennyson Alfred Tennyson

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Instances

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Songs for Worship #d151
The Book of Common Praise: being the hymn book of The Church of England in Canada (revised 1938) #653
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