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Author: John Hunt
Hunt, John, D.D., was born at Bridgend, Perth, Jan. 21, 1827, and educated at the University of St. Andrews (D.D. 1878). In 1855 he was ordained to the curacy of Deptford, Sunderland. He held several curacies to 1878, when he became vicar of Oxford, near Sevenoaks. He was for some time on the staff of the Contemporary Review. He has published Select Poems, 1852, being translations from Goethe, Schiller, and other German poets. Also The Spiritual Songs of Martin Luther, 1853. These Songs are noted in this Dictionary under their first lines in German. Very few of them have come into common use. This volume also contains hymns founded on the German of Zinzendorf and others. The versions, however, are very free, and, at Dr. Hunt's suggestion, a… Go to person page >