Transient as the hues of morning

Transient as the hues of morning

Author: R. K. Greville
Published in 4 hymnals

Author: R. K. Greville

Greville, Robert Kaye, LL.D., was eldest son of Rev. Robert Greville, rector of Edlaston, Derbyshire, and was b. at Bishop Auckland in 1794. He studied medicine at Edinburgh and London, and finally settled, though he did not practise, in Edinburgh. He was a distinguished botanist, and a well-known philanthropist. He edited and contributed to a number of the current annuals from 1830 to 1850. He was a member of the congregation of the Rev. D. T. K. Drummond, and joint editor with him of The Church of England Hymn-book, 1838, contributing thereto 9 hymns. He d. at Murrayfield, Edinburgh, June 4, 1866 (Miller's Singers & Songs, p. 438). [See Scottish Hymnody, § vi.] His hymns, dating from th< collection of 1838, are:— 1. A little while an… Go to person page >

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First Line: Transient as the hues of morning
Author: R. K. Greville



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Hymns of Worship: designed for use especially in the lecture room, the prayer meeting and the family #571Page Scan
Sunday School Hymns #d156
The Southern Psalmist #d884
The Southern Psalmist. New ed. #d931