This world is poor from shore to shore

This world is poor from shore to shore

Author: Charles Giles
Published in 32 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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First Line: This world is poor from shore to shore
Author: Charles Giles

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A Collection of Hymns, for the use of the United Brethren in Christ #705

Christian Psalms and Hymns to Aid in Public and Private Devotion #d918

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Church Psalmist #688

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Church Psalmist #688

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Church Psalmist #688

Compilation of Hymns for the Use of the Churches of the Christian Union #d725

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Hymn and Tune Book for Use in Old School or Primitive Baptist Churches #453

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Hymnal for Christian Science Church and Sunday School Services #173

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Methodist Social Hymn Book #278

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New Select Hymns #218

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Plymouth Collection #a788

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Plymouth Collection of Hymns and Tunes; for the use of Christian Congregations #788

Revival Hymns #d169

Revival Hymns ... with a Supplement. 2nd ed. #d294

Sacred Melodies #d121

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Sacred Melodies for Social Worship #119

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Seamen's Hymns #688

Seamen's Hymns and Devotional Assistant #d607

Second Advent Hymns #d39

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Social Psalmist #688

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Songs for Social and Public Worship #277

Songs for Social and Public Worship. Rev. ed. #d424

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Temple Melodies #413

The American Hymn and Tune Book #d783

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The Baptist Hymn and Tune Book #788

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The Baptist Hymn Book #1093

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The Chapel hymn book, with tunes #722

The Choralist #d355

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The Christian Hymn Book #874

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The New Congregational Hymn and Tune Book, for Public, Social and Private Worship #306

The Vestry Hymn Book #d467

The Western Harp #d213

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