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To God, with the Lamb and the Dove

To God, with the Lamb and the Dove

Author: Christopher Smart, 1722-1771
Tune: EDGEFIELD
Published in 2 hymnals

Author: Christopher Smart, 1722-1771

Smart, Christophe, M.A., was born at Shipburn, Kent, in 1722, and educated at Pembroke Hall, Cambridge, where he gained the Seatonian prize for five years, four of which were in succession, (B.A. 1747.) He removed to London in 1753, and gave some attention to literature: but neglecting both his property and his constitution, he became poor and insane. He died in the King's Bench, 1771. His Poems were published in 2 vols. in 1771. From that work "Father of light conduct my feet" (Divine Guidance), and "I sing of God the mighty Source" [God the Author of All), have been taken. --John Julian, Dictionary of Hymnology (1907)  Go to person page >

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First Line: To God, with the Lamb and the Dove
Title: To God, with the Lamb and the Dove
Author: Christopher Smart, 1722-1771
Meter: 8.8.8.8.8

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Common Praise (1998) #665

Hymnal #125

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