Haweis, Thomas, LL.B., M.D., born at Truro, Cornwall, 1732. After practising for a time as a Physician, he entered Christ's College, Cambridge, where he graduated. Taking Holy Orders, he became Assistant Preacher to M. Madan at the Lock Hospital, London, and subsequently Rector of All Saints, Aldwincle, Northamptonshire. He was also Chaplain to Lady Huntingdon, and for several years officiated at her Chapel in Bath. He died at Bath, Feb. 11, 1820. He published several prose works, including A History of the Church, A Translation of the New Testament, and A Commentary on the Holy Bible. His hymns, a few of which are of more than ordinary merit, were published in his
Carmina Christo; or, Hymns to the Saviour. Designed for the Use and Comfor… Go to person page >
The tune was named after its composer and published in the British volume The Hymnary (1872). TOURS has four broad phrases. Its repetitions of melodic and rhythmic units make it accessible and loved. The harmony suggests a stately tempo.
Berthold Tours (b. Rotterdam, the Netherlands, 1838; d. Fulham…
Display Title: Praise to the SaviourFirst Line: To thee, my God and SaviourMeter: 7s and 6s. PeculiarDate: 1845Subject: Absence of God | ; Church | ; Desertion | ; God | Shepherd; Idolatry | ; Vineyard | ; Warnings |