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Mason, John. The known facts of his life are scanty. He was the son of a Dissenting Minister, and the grandfather of John Mason, the author of A Treatise on Self-Knowledge. He was educated at Strixton School, Northants, and Clare Hall, Cambridge. After taking his M.A., he became Curate of Isham; and in 1668, Vicar of Stantonbury, Bucks. A little more than five years afterwards he was appointed Rector of Water-Stratford. Here he composed the volume containing The Songs of Praise, his paraphrase of The Song of Solomon, and the Poem on Dives and Lazarus, with which Shepherd's Penitential Cries was afterwards bound up. This volume passed through twenty editions. Besides the Songs of Praise, it contains six Penitential Cries by Mason, and it i… Go to person page >
Display Title: What shall I render to my GodFirst Line: What shall I render to my GodTune Title: REDHEAD, 29Author: John MasonMeter: C. M.Date: 1890Subject: Passion Week | ; Seventh Sunday after Trinity | ; Worship | Praise and Thanksgiving
Display Title: What Shall I Render to My God?First Line: What shall I render to my GodTune Title: DEVEREUXAuthor: John MasonMeter: C. M.Date: 1926Subject: A Day of Thanksgiving or a Harvest Festival | ; Creator and Creation | ; Thanksgiving | ; Worship | Prayer and Praise