See, daylight is fading o'er earth and o'er ocean

See, daylight is fading o'er earth and o'er ocean

Author: Reginald Heber
Published in 23 hymnals

Author: Reginald Heber

Reginald Heber was born in 1783 into a wealthy, educated family. He was a bright youth, translating a Latin classic into English verse by the time he was seven, entering Oxford at 17, and winning two awards for his poetry during his time there. After his graduation he became rector of his father's church in the village of Hodnet near Shrewsbury in the west of England where he remained for 16 years. He was appointed Bishop of Calcutta in 1823 and worked tirelessly for three years until the weather and travel took its toll on his health and he died of a stroke. Most of his 57 hymns, which include "Holy, Holy, Holy," are still in use today. -- Greg Scheer, 1995… Go to person page >

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First Line: See, daylight is fading o'er earth and o'er ocean
Author: Reginald Heber

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Instances (1 - 23 of 23)
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Church Pastorals, hymns and tunes for public and social worship #650

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Good Will Songs #96

Happy Voices #d167

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Hymnal for Christian Science Church and Sunday School Services #32

Melodies for the Temperance Band #d99

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Ocean Melodies, and Seamen's Companion #121a

Our Sabbath Home Praise Book #d125

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Plymouth Collection #a223

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Plymouth Collection of Hymns and Tunes; for the use of Christian Congregations #223

Prayers and Hymns for the Church and the Home #d572

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The Baptist Hymn and Tune Book #223

The Carol #d88

The Christian Minstrel #d272

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The Congregational Hymn Book #640

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The Harp #879

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The Harp. 2nd ed. #a879

The Hymns of "Happy Voices" (without music) #d171

The Modern Harp #d217

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The New Congregational Hymn and Tune Book, for Public, Social and Private Worship #682

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The Psalmist #1021

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The Psalmist #1021

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The Social Psalmist #288

The Vestry Hymn Book #d395

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