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This world is poor from shore to shore

This world is poor from shore to shore

Author: Charles Giles
Published in 31 hymnals

Author: Charles Giles

Giles, Charles, an American Methodist minister, was born near Fort Griswold, Connecticut, Feb. 22, 1783, entered the ministry in 1805, and died at Syracuse, N. Y., Aug. 30, 1867. His hymn, "The fading world promiscuous flows" (Heaven Anticipated), is found, in 6 stanzas of 5 lines, in James Gallagher's New Selection, Cincinnati, Ohio, 1835; and in 8 stanzas of 5 lines. From it the hymn, "This world is poor from shore to shore," in Beecher's Plymouth Collection, 1855; Dr. Hatfield's Church Hymn Book, 1872, and others, is taken. --John Julian, Dictionary of Hymnology, Appendix, Part II (1907)  Go to person page >

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Author: Charles Giles



Instances (1 - 31 of 31)Text InfoTune InfoTextScoreFlexScoreAudioPage Scan
A Collection of Hymns, for the use of the United Brethren in Christ: taken from the most approved authors, and adapted to public and private worship #705Page Scan
Christian Psalms and Hymns to Aid in Public and Private Devotion #d918
Church Psalmist: or Psalms and Hymns Designed for the Public, Social, and Private Use of Evangelical Christians ... with Supplement. 53rd ed. #688Page Scan
Church Psalmist: or psalms and hymns for the public, social and private use of evangelical Christians (5th ed.) #688Page Scan
Church Psalmist: or, psalms and hymns, for the public, social and private use of Evangelical Christians. With Supplement. (50th ed.) #688Page Scan
Compilation of Hymns for the Use of the Churches of the Christian Union #d725
Hymn and Tune Book for Use in Old School or Primitive Baptist Churches #453Page Scan
Hymnal for Christian Science Church and Sunday School Services #173Page Scan
Methodist Social Hymn Book #278Page Scan
New Select Hymns: designed to accompany Watts' Psalms & Hymns #218Page Scan
Plymouth Collection of Hymns and Tunes; for the use of Christian Congregations #788Page Scan
Revival Hymns #d169
Revival Hymns ... with a Supplement. 2nd ed. #d294
Sacred Melodies #d121
Sacred Melodies for Social Worship #119Page Scan
Seamen's Hymns #688Page Scan
Seamen's Hymns and Devotional Assistant #d607
Second Advent Hymns #d39
Social Psalmist: or hymns, selected for the private use and social meetings of evangelical Christians #688Page Scan
Songs for Social and Public Worship #277Page Scan
Songs for Social and Public Worship. Rev. ed. #d424
Temple Melodies: a collection of about two hundred popular tunes, adapted to nearly five hundred favorite hymns, selected with special reference to public, social, and private worship #413Page Scan
The American Hymn and Tune Book #d783
The Baptist Hymn and Tune Book: being "The Plymouth Collection" enlarged and adapted to the use of Baptist churches #788Page Scan
The Baptist Hymn Book: comprising a large and choice collection of psalms, hymns and spiritual songs, adapted to the faith and order of the Old School, or Primitive Baptists (2nd stereotype Ed.) #1093Page Scan
The Chapel hymn book, with tunes: for the worship of God #722Page Scan
The Choralist #d355
The Christian Hymn Book: a compilation of psalms, hymns and spiritual songs, original and selected (Rev. and enl.) #874Page Scan
The New Congregational Hymn and Tune Book, for Public, Social and Private Worship #306Page Scan
The Vestry Hymn Book #d467
The Western Harp: a Collection of Social and Revival Hymns #d213
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