Spirit of holiness, look down

Spirit of holiness, look down

Author: William Hiley Bathurst
Published in 28 hymnals

Author: William Hiley Bathurst

Bathurst, William Hiley , M.A., son of the Rt. Hon. Charles Bragge (afterwards Bathurst) some time M.P. for Bristol, born at Clevedale, near Bristol, Aug. 28, 1796, and educated at Winchester, and Christ Church, Oxford, graduating B.A. in 1818. From 1820 to 1852 he held the Rectory of Barwick-in-Elmet, near Leeds. Resigning the Rectory in the latter year, through his inability to reconcile his doctrinal views with the Book of Common Prayer, he retired into private life, and died at Lydney Park, Gloucestershire, Nov. 25, 1877. His works include, The Georgics of Virgil: Translated by W. H. B., 1849; Metrical Musings; or, Thoughts on Sacred Subjects in Verse, 1849; and Psalms and Hymns for Public and Private Use, 1831 (2nd ed. 1842). This last… Go to person page >

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First Line: Spirit of holiness, look down
Author: William Hiley Bathurst
Copyright: Public Domain

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Spirit of holiness, look down. W. H. Bathurst. [Divine Grace desired.] First published in his Psalms & Hymns, 1831, No. 59, in 5 stanzas of 4 lines, and headed "For healing and strengthening Grace." The hymn, "Lord, let Thy saving mercy heal," in the American Church Praise Book, N. Y., 1882, is a cento from this hymn (stanzas in., ii., iv.). -- John Julian, Dictionary of Hymnology (1907)

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A Selection of Psalms and Hymns for ... Diocese of Nova Scotia. 3rd ed. #d298

A Selection of Psalms and Hymns for the Use of the Diocese of Nova Scotia. 3rd ed. #d299

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Chapel Hymns #35

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Church Pastorals, hymns and tunes for public and social worship #272

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Church Psalmist #312

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Church Psalmist #312

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Church Psalmist #312

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Church Psalmody #266

Collection of Hymns for Public and Private Worship. 4th ed. #d257

Compilation of Hymns for the Use of the Churches of the Christian Union #d642

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Hymns for the Sanctuary and Social Worship #371

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Hymns #800

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Hymns #800

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Hymns #800

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Seamen's Hymns #312

Seamen's Hymns and Devotional Assistant #d543

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Social Psalmist #312

Songs of the Spirit #d361

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The Baptist Praise Book #523

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The Baptist Psalmody #271

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The Chapel hymn book, with tunes #158

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The Christian Melodist #207

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The Psalmist #385

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The Psalmist #385

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The Psalmody #438

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