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The pearl of great price

There are diamonds and gold stored in caverns of earth

Author: William H. Parker
Tune: [There are diamonds and gold stored in caverns of earth]
Published in 2 hymnals

Author: William H. Parker

Parker, William Henry, was born at New Basford, Nottingham, March 4th, 1845. Early in life he began to write verses, and having joined a General Baptist church and become interested in Sunday schools was led to compose hymns for use at anniversaries. Three of these were introduced by his pastor, the Rev. W. R. Stevenson, M.A., into The School Hymnal, 1880, and passed into The Children's Book of Praise, 1881, and other collections. In 1882 Mr. Parker published a small volume entitled, The Princess Alice and Other Poems. His hymns in common use are:—1. "Children know but little.” (God’s condescension to the Little Ones) 2. “Holy Spirit, hear us!” (Hymn to the Holy Ghost). 3. “Jesus, I so often need thee” (A Child’s Prayer to… Go to person page >

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First Line: There are diamonds and gold stored in caverns of earth
Title: The pearl of great price
Author: William H. Parker

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Augsburg Songs No. 2 #81

Augsburg Songs, Nos. l and 2 Combined #d306

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