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Up to those bright and gladsome hills

Up to those bright and gladsome hills

Author: Henry Vaughan
Tune: NEWCASTLE (53512)
Published in 9 hymnals

Author: Henry Vaughan

Vaughan, Henry, M.D., commonly called "The Silurist," was one of twin brothers born of a titled family at Newton, Llansaintffiad, in 1621. After studying under the Rev. Matthew Herbert, Rector of Llangattock, he proceeded to Jesus College, Oxford, in 1638; but through the national troubles of those days, his studies, in common with those of his brother, were interrupted, and they had to leave the University. Subsequently he entered the medical profession, and practised at Brecon and at Newton. He died April 23, 1695. His published works include, Poems with the Tenth Satire of Juvenal Englished, 1646; Olor Iscanus, 1651; The Mount of Olives, 1652, &c. As a religious poet he followed very closely the peculiarities of George Herbert, of whose… Go to person page >

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First Line: Up to those bright and gladsome hills
Author: Henry Vaughan

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Hymns of the Ages #212

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Hymns of the Spirit #507

Songs of praise #686

The Cambridge Hymnal #119

The Harvard University Hymn Book #d269

The Oxford Hymn Book #316

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The World's Best Hymns #76

The World's Best Hymns. (New ed.) #144

University Hymn Book for use in the Chapel of Harvard University #d259

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