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There is a stream, there is a stream, there is a stream whose gentle flow

There is a stream, there is a stream, there is a stream whose gentle flow

Author: John Mason
Published in 3 hymnals

Author: John Mason

Mason, John. The known facts of his life are scanty. He was the son of a Dissenting Minister, and the grandfather of John Mason, the author of A Treatise on Self-Knowledge. He was educated at Strixton School, Northants, and Clare Hall, Cambridge. After taking his M.A., he became Curate of Isham; and in 1668, Vicar of Stantonbury, Bucks. A little more than five years afterwards he was appointed Rector of Water-Stratford. Here he composed the volume containing The Songs of Praise, his paraphrase of The Song of Solomon, and the Poem on Dives and Lazarus, with which Shepherd's Penitential Cries was afterwards bound up. This volume passed through twenty editions. Besides the Songs of Praise, it contains six Penitential Cries by Mason, and it i… Go to person page >

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First Line: There is a stream, there is a stream, there is a stream whose gentle flow
Author: John Mason

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Dew Drops of Sacred Song: gathered for the use of Sabbath schools #92bPage Scan
The Casket of Sunday School Melodies, Complete. Compiled from Caskets Nos.1 and 2 with Several Additional Pieces #d168
The Harmoniad and Sacred Melodist #d129
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