Thy happy ones a strain begin

Thy happy ones a strain begin

Author: Thomas H. Gill
Tune: BROOKFIELD (Southgate)
Published in 13 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

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Fellowship Hymns #d288

Hymns for Children and Young Persons #d450

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Hymns for the Church of Christ (3rd thousand) #654

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Hymns for the Church of Christ. (6th thousand) #654

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Life-Time Hymns #67

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Pilgrim Songs (Number Two) #191

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Plymouth Collection #a527

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Plymouth Collection of Hymns and Tunes; for the use of Christian Congregations #527

Plymouth Sunday-School Hymnal #d210

Songs of the Spirit #d418

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The Baptist Hymn and Tune Book #527

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The Harp #473

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The Harp. 2nd ed. #a473

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