The world is wide in time

The world is wide in time

Author: Charles F. Deems
Published in 1 hymnal

Author: Charles F. Deems

Born: De­cem­ber 4, 1820, Bal­ti­more, Ma­ry­land. Died: No­vem­ber 18, 1893, Sta­ten Is­land, New York. Buried: Mo­ra­vi­an Cem­e­tery, New Dorp, New York. Grandson of a Meth­od­ist min­is­ter, Deems be­gan preach­ing tem­per­ance at the ten­der age of 13. He stu­died at Dick­in­son Coll­ege, Car­lisle, Penn­syl­van­ia, in­tend­ing to be­come a law­yer. In­stead, af­ter grad­u­at­ing in 1839, be­came a Meth­od­ist min­is­ter in As­bu­ry, New Jer­sey. The next year, he be­gan work­ing for the Amer­i­can Bi­ble So­ci­e­ty of North Car­o­li­na, and lat­er be­came a pro­fess­or of lo­gic and rhe­tor­ic at the Un­i­ver­si­ty of North Car­o­li­na (1842-48). In 1849, h… Go to person page >

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First Line: The world is wide in time
Author: Charles F. Deems
Refrain First Line: Do not hurry



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