Thy happy ones a strain begin

Thy happy ones a strain begin

Author: Thomas H. Gill
Published in 11 hymnals

Author: Thomas H. Gill

Gill, Thomas Hornblower, was born at Bristol Road, Birmingham, Feb. 10th, 1819. His parents belonged to English Presbyterian families which, like many others, had become Unitarian in their doctrine. He was educated at King Edward's Grammar School under Dr. Jeune, afterwards Bishop of Peterborough. He left the school in 1838, and would have proceeded to the University of Oxford, but was prevented by his hereditary Unitarianism (long since given up), which forbade subscription to the Articles of the Church of England then necessary for entrance to the University. This constrained him to lead the life of an isolated student, in which he gave himself chiefly to historical and theological subjects. Hence his life has been singularly devoid of ou… Go to person page >

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First Line: Thy happy ones a strain begin
Author: Thomas H. Gill



Instances (1 - 11 of 11)Text InfoTune InfoTextScoreFlexScoreAudioPage Scan
Fellowship Hymns #d288
Hymns for Children and Young Persons #d450
Hymns for the Church of Christ (3rd thousand) #654Page Scan
Hymns for the Church of Christ. (6th thousand) #654Page Scan
Life-Time Hymns #67Page Scan
Pilgrim Songs No.2 #d280
Plymouth Collection of Hymns and Tunes; for the use of Christian Congregations #527Page Scan
Plymouth Sunday-School Hymnal #d210
Songs of the Spirit #d418
The Baptist Hymn and Tune Book: being "The Plymouth Collection" enlarged and adapted to the use of Baptist churches #527Page Scan
The Harp #473Page Scan
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