We rose today with anthems sweet

We rose today with anthems sweet

Author: William M. Punshon
Tune: BRIERLY
Published in 2 hymnals

Author: William M. Punshon

Punshon, William Morley, LL.D. This greatly and justly honoured name of recent Wesleyan Methodism finds a tiny niche in this work from a thin poetic vein, which gave him much enjoyment, if its working out must be confessed to have yielded nothing of permanent value for hymnody, or at all comparable with his splendid service to the Christian Church as preacher and lecturer. His contributions to J. Lyth's Wild Flowers, or, a Selection of Original Poetry (1843), though reprinted in 1846, speedily withered as "flowers" in a hortus siccus. His Lays of Hope (1853) was no advance on the Wild Flowers. His Sabbath Chimes, or, Meditations in Verse for the Sundays of a Year (1867), suggested inevitable comparisons with Keble's classic of the Christi… Go to person page >

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First Line: We rose today with anthems sweet
Author: William M. Punshon

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Methodist Hymn and Tune Book: official hymn book of the Methodist Church #245Page Scan
The Methodist Hymn-Book with Tunes #666
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