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Vain were all our toil and labor

Vain were all our toil and labor

Author: Henry Francis Lyte
Tune: TRIUMPH (12345)
Published in 17 hymnals

Author: Henry Francis Lyte

Lyte, Henry Francis, M.A., son of Captain Thomas Lyte, was born at Ednam, near Kelso, June 1, 1793, and educated at Portora (the Royal School of Enniskillen), and at Trinity College, Dublin, of which he was a Scholar, and where he graduated in 1814. During his University course he distinguished himself by gaining the English prize poem on three occasions. At one time he had intended studying Medicine; but this he abandoned for Theology, and took Holy Orders in 1815, his first curacy being in the neighbourhood of Wexford. In 1817, he removed to Marazion, in Cornwall. There, in 1818, he underwent a great spiritual change, which shaped and influenced the whole of his after life, the immediate cause being the illness and death of a brother cler… Go to person page >

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Instances (1 - 17 of 17)Text InfoTune InfoTextScoreFlexScoreAudioPage Scan
African Methodist Episcopal hymn and tune book: adapted to the doctrine and usages of the church. #727Page Scan
Better Than Pearls: sacred songs expressly adapted for gospel meetings #209Page Scan
Hymns and Tunes: for those who keep the commandments of God and the faith of Jesus. #511Page Scan
Hymns for the Sanctuary and Social Worship: with tunes #832Page Scan
Hymns for Use in Divine Worship ... Seventh-Day Adventists #d1199
Psalms and Hymns and Spiritual Songs: a manual of worship for the church of Christ #217Page Scan
Songs for the Sanctuary, or Hymns and Tunes for Christian Worship #ad1183
Songs for the Sanctuary: or hymns and tunes for Christian Worship #954Page Scan
Songs for the Sanctuary: or hymns and tunes for Christian worship #954Page Scan
Songs for the Sanctuary: or hymns and tunes for Christian Worship #954Page Scan
Songs for the Sanctuary; or Psalms and Hymns for Christian Worship (Baptist Ed.) #954Page Scan
Songs for the Sanctuary; or, Psalms and Hymns for Christian Worship (Words only) #954Page Scan
The Advent Christian Hymnal #d940
The African Methodist Episcopal Hymn and Tune Book: adapted to the doctrines and usages of the church (6th ed.) #727Page Scan
The Reformed Church Hymnal: with tunes #603Page Scan
The Service of Praise #d344
The Seventh-Day Adventist Hymn and Tune Book: for use in divine worship #1066Page Scan
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