Will he not come back

Though down in the paths of dishonor and shame

Author: John M. Whyte
Published in 4 hymnals

Author: John M. Whyte

John M. (Marchant) Whyte. Evangelist, hymn writer, singer, b Paris, Canada West (Ontario), 8 Jun 1850, d Toronto 17 Mar 1927. He studied at the University of Toronto and devoted himself to evangelistic and temperance work. Typical of several hundred songs for which he wrote the words or the music, or both, are 'Canada Shall Yet Be Free,' 'Toronto the Good,' and 'Song of Trust.' Many songs appeared in separate editions published by Toronto News Co or Briggs. With his brother David Albert Whyte he edited Sing Out the Glad News (Briggs 1885) and Songs of Calvary (Briggs 1889). The Great Redemption (Briggs 1894), Nuggets of Gold (Briggs 1898) and Battle Songs of the Cross (1901) contain many of his own melodies. Eight of his hymns are reprinted… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Though down in the paths of dishonor and shame
Title: Will he not come back
Author: John M. Whyte
Refrain First Line: O hearts that are broken, O mothers that weep
Copyright: Public Domain



Instances (1 - 4 of 4)

Battle Songs of the Cross #d202

Nuggets of Gold for Temperance Campaigns #d42

Page Scan

The Evangelist No. 3. (Music ed.) #149

The Great Redemption in Songs New and Selected #d300

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