The sage his cup of hemlock quaffed

The sage his cup of hemlock quaffed

Author: William Johnson Fox
Published in 6 hymnals

Author: William Johnson Fox

Fox, William Johnson, the son of a small farmer in Suffolk, was born in 1786. As a boy he worked as a weaver, but subsequently spent six years in a bank. He was educated for the ministry under Dr. Pye Smith, at Homerton. His first settlement was with an Orthodox Independent congregation; but he very soon became a Unitarian. In 1817 he settled in London as minister of the Parliament Court Chapel. In 1824 lie removed to a new chapel at South Place, Finsbury, where he remained until 1852. He was a prominent member of the Anti Corn-law League; joined in founding the Westminster Review, and from 1831 to 1836 was owner of the Monthly Repository. From 1847 to 1863 he sat in Parliament as member for Oldham. He died in 1864. In 1841 he published Hym… Go to person page >

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First Line: The sage his cup of hemlock quaffed
Author: William Johnson Fox

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Hymns for the Church of Christ (3rd thousand) #304Page Scan
Hymns for the Church of Christ. (6th thousand) #304Page Scan
Prayers and Hymns for the Church and the Home #d660
The Disciples' Hymn Book: a collection of hymns and chants for public and private devotion #345Page Scan
The Gospel Psalmist #192Page Scan
The Psalms of Life: A Compilation of Psalms, Hymns, Chants, Anthems, &c. Embodying the Spiritual, Progressive and Reformatory Sentiment of the Present Age #113Page Scan
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