Sailing Over the Sea

We weigh the anchor, spread the sail

Author: S. Baring-Gould
Published in 7 hymnals

Author: S. Baring-Gould

Baring-Gould, Sabine, M.A., eldest son of Mr. Edward Baring-Gould, of Lew Trenchard, Devon, b. at Exeter, Jan. 28, 1834, and educated at Clare College, Cambridge, B.A. 1857, M.A. 1860. Taking Holy Orders in 1864, he held the curacy of Horbury, near Wakefield, until 1867, when he was preferred to the incumbency of Dalton, Yorks. In 1871 he became rector of East Mersea, Essex, and in 1881 rector of Lew Trenchard, Devon. His works are numerous, the most important of which are, Lives of the Saints, 15 vols., 1872-77; Curious Myths of the Middle Ages, 2 series, 1866-68; The Origin and Development of Religious Belief, 2 vols., 1869-1870; and various volumes of sermons. His hymns, original and translated, appeared in the Church Times; Hymns Ancien… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: We weigh the anchor, spread the sail
Title: Sailing Over the Sea
Author: S. Baring-Gould
Language: English
Refrain First Line: Sailing, sailing over the sea
Copyright: Public Domain



Instances (1 - 7 of 7)
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A First Series of Church Songs #3

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Junior Carols #88

Select Sunday School Songs #d129

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The New Children's Hymnal #314

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Worship and Song #141

Worship and Song Edition B #ad274

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