The faithless world promiscuous flow

The faithless world promiscuous flow

Author: Charles Giles
Published in 20 hymnals

Author: Charles Giles

Giles, Charles, an American Methodist minister, was born near Fort Griswold, Connecticut, Feb. 22, 1783, entered the ministry in 1805, and died at Syracuse, N. Y., Aug. 30, 1867. His hymn, "The fading world promiscuous flows" (Heaven Anticipated), is found, in 6 stanzas of 5 lines, in James Gallagher's New Selection, Cincinnati, Ohio, 1835; and in 8 stanzas of 5 lines. From it the hymn, "This world is poor from shore to shore," in Beecher's Plymouth Collection, 1855; Dr. Hatfield's Church Hymn Book, 1872, and others, is taken. --John Julian, Dictionary of Hymnology, Appendix, Part II (1907)  Go to person page >

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Author: Charles Giles



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A Prayer Meeting and Revival Hymn Book . 27th ed. #d447

Social Melodies #d113

The Canadian Minstrel #d72

The Church Harp #d87

The Church Harp. Rev. ed. #d118

The Church Hymn Book #d918

The Sacred Melodeon #d91

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