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The highest heaven cannot contain

The highest heaven cannot contain

Author: W. Drennan
Published in 4 hymnals

Author: W. Drennan

Drennan, William, M.D., b. at Belfast, May 23, 1754, and educated at Glasgow, where he graduated M.A. in 1771, and M.D. 1778. He subsequently practised at Belfast. He died Feb. 5, 1820. In 1815 he published Fugitive Pieces in Prose and Verse, Belfast, 1815; and his Poems were collected and published with a Memoir by his sons in 1859. Of his poems six are grouped under the heading of "Religious Poems." Seven hymns, including five of these "Religious Poems," were contributed to Aspland's Unitarian Selection, 1810; but in the 1859 Poems and Memoir most of them are in a longer form. As most of these are still in common use amongst the Unitarians in Great Britain and America, we subjoin the list of first lines:— 1. All nature feels attra… Go to person page >

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First Line: The highest heaven cannot contain
Author: W. Drennan

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Instances (1 - 4 of 4)Text InfoTune InfoTextScoreFlexScoreAudioPage Scan
A Selection of Hymns and Psalms for Social and Private Worship (2nd ed. Enl. and Imp.) #350Page Scan
A Selection of Hymns and Psalms for Social and Private Worship (6th ed.) #363Page Scan
A Selection of Hymns and Psalms, for Social and Private Worship. (11th ed.) #363Page Scan
A Selection of Hymns and Psalms: for social and private worship (3rd ed. corr.) #350Page Scan
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