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The soldier keeps his wakeful watch

The soldier keeps his wakeful watch

Author: Nathaniel Barnaby
Published in 1 hymnal

Author: Nathaniel Barnaby

Barnaby, Sir Nathaniel, C.B., Director of Naval Construction in Her Majesty's Service, born at Chatham in 1829, has been for many years interested in Christian education, and is Superintendent of the Baptist Sunday School at Lee, in Kent. He is the author of several hymns composed for use in the school at Lee. Of these, one beginning “To Jesus, our Captain, to Jesus, our King," and another, "The soldier keeps his wakeful Watch," composed to the German tune, "The Rhine-Watch," are in W. R. Stevenson's School Hymnal, Lond., 1881. His hymns are spirited and popular. [Rev. W. R. Stevenson, M. A.] -- John Julian, Dictionary of Hymnology (1907)  Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: The soldier keeps his wakeful watch
Author: Nathaniel Barnaby
Language: English
Copyright: Public Domain

Notes

The soldier keeps his wakeful Watch, composed to the German tune, "The Rhine-Watch," are in W. R. Stevenson's School Hymnal, Lond., 1881. [Rev. W. R. Stevenson, M. A.] -- John Julian, Dictionary of Hymnology (1907)
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