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Though rude winds usher thee, sweet day

Though rude winds usher thee, sweet day

Author: Samuel Rickards
Published in 2 hymnals

Author: Samuel Rickards

Rickards, Samuel, son of Thomas Rickards, was born in 1796, and educated at Oriel College, Oxford, B.A. 1817, M.A. 1820. He was the Newdigate Prizeman in 1815, and took second class Classical Honours in 1817. From 1819 to 1823 he was a Fellow of his College, and contemporary with Keble, Newman, and other men of note. He was Curate of Ulcombe in 1825, and became Rector of Stowlangtoft, Ely, in 1832, and died Aug. 24, 1865. His published works included The Christian Householder, or Book of Family Prayers; A Parish Prayer-Book; Short Sermons, &c. His Hymns for Private Devotion for the Sundays and Saints' Days throughout the Year, were published in 1825 (Lond. Hatchards). Very few of these hymns have come into common use. That for Christmas Day… Go to person page >

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First Line: Though rude winds usher thee, sweet day
Author: Samuel Rickards



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