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The rain is o'er how dense and bright

The rain is o'er how dense and bright

Author: Andrews Norton
Published in 3 hymnals

Author: Andrews Norton

Norton, Andrews, D.D., son of Samuel Norton, was born at Higham, Massachusetts, Dec. 31, 1786, and was educated at Higham, and at Harvard College. After being engaged there for a short time as a tutor, he was appointed Librarian, and subsequently Lecturer on Biblical Criticism, as successor to Dr. Channing. When the Theological School was opened in 1819 he became Dexter Professor of Literature. This position he held until 1830. He died at Newport, Rhode Island, Sept. 18, 1853. He was for some time editor of the General Repository and Review, and published several prose works, one of the most extensive being The Genuineness of the Gospels, in 4 volumes. His hymns are few in number, and are mainly meditations in verse. They were contributed t… Go to person page >

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First Line: The rain is o'er how dense and bright
Author: Andrews Norton

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Grammar School Hymn Book #d255

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Singers and Songs of the Liberal Faith #44

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The School Hymn-Book #317

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