We think it is the rule, sir

We think it is the rule, sir

Author: Edward Rowland Sill
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Author: Edward Rowland Sill

Sill, Edward Rowland, b. at Windsor, Conn., April 29, 1841, and educated at Yale. He was Prof. of English Literature in the University of California, 1874-1882. He died at Cleveland, O., Feb. 27, 1887. His poetical works include The Hermitage, 1867, and Venus of Milo, 1883. Several of his pieces are in Horder's Treasury of American Sacred Song, 1896-1900. His hymn, "Send down Thy truth, O God" (For the outpouring of the Holy Spirit), in The Pilgrim Hymnal, 1904, is from The Hermitage, 1867. --John Julian, Dictionary of Hymnology, New Supplement (1907)  Go to person page >

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First Line: We think it is the rule, sir
Author: Edward Rowland Sill
Refrain First Line: To drive dull care away
Copyright: Public Domain

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