Sweet evening hour, sweet evening hour

Sweet evening hour, sweet evening hour

Author: Henry Francis Lyte
Published in 12 hymnals

Author: Henry Francis Lyte

Lyte, Henry Francis, M.A., son of Captain Thomas Lyte, was born at Ednam, near Kelso, June 1, 1793, and educated at Portora (the Royal School of Enniskillen), and at Trinity College, Dublin, of which he was a Scholar, and where he graduated in 1814. During his University course he distinguished himself by gaining the English prize poem on three occasions. At one time he had intended studying Medicine; but this he abandoned for Theology, and took Holy Orders in 1815, his first curacy being in the neighbourhood of Wexford. In 1817, he removed to Marazion, in Cornwall. There, in 1818, he underwent a great spiritual change, which shaped and influenced the whole of his after life, the immediate cause being the illness and death of a brother cler… Go to person page >

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First Line: Sweet evening hour, sweet evening hour
Author: Henry Francis Lyte
Copyright: Public Domain



Instances (1 - 12 of 12)

Asaph #d250

Heart and Voice #d237

Heart and Voice #d240

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Heart and Voice #299

Jubilate Deo, a Book of Hymns and Tunes for Young and Old #d282

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Plymouth Collection #a1300

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Plymouth Collection of Hymns and Tunes; for the use of Christian Congregations #1300

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The Baptist Hymn and Tune Book #1300

The School Psalter #d244

The Southern Psalmist #d763

The Southern Psalmist. New ed. #d801

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