Thou rulest, Lord, the lights on high

Author: Theodore Chickering Williams

Williams, Theodore Chickering, an American Unitarian minister, b. at Brookline, Mass., in 1855, and educated at Harvard, 1876, and the Harvard Divinity School, 1882. He was from 1882 to 1896 pastor of All Souls, N. Y., and has been since 1899 headmaster of Hackley School, Tarrytown, N.Y. His hymns include:— 1. As the storm retreating leaves the vales in peace. [Evening.] (1888). 2. Glory to God on high . . . Let the whole creation cry. [Praise.] (1889). 3. I long did roam afar from home. [Brought Home by Christ.] (1889). 4. Lord, Who dost the voices bless. [Ordination.] (1881). 5. My heart of dust was made. [The Image of God desired.] This is Anon, in Amore Dei, but in the Index of Authors thereto it is given… Go to person page >

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First Line: Thou rulest, Lord, the lights on high
Author: Theodore Chickering Williams

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MELCOMBE (Webbe)

Also known as: ST. PHILIPS BENEDICTION GRANTON NAZARETH MELCOMBE was first used as an anonymous chant tune (with figured bass) in the Roman Catholic Mass and was published in 1782 in An Essay on the Church Plain Chant. It was first ascribed to Samuel Webbe (the elder; b. London, England, 1740; d. Lo…

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