When the herds were watching

When the herds were watching

Author: William Canton
Published in 8 hymnals

Author: William Canton

Canton, William, was b. Oct. 27, 1845, on the Isle of Chusan, China, and now (1906) resides in Highgate, London. He is the author of various volumes of poems, of a History of the British and Foreign Bible Society, 1903, &c. Two of his poems are used as hymns in the English Hymnal, 1906, and others. 1. Hold Thou my hands! [Hold Thou me up.] First published in Good Words, May 1893, p. 333, and reprinted in his The Invisible Playmate, 1894, p. 21. 2. Through the night Thy angels kept. [Morning.] From his The Comrades, 1902, p. 233. [Rev. James Mearns. M.A.] --John Julian, Dictionary of Hymnology, New Supplement (1907)  Go to person page >

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First Line: When the herds were watching
Author: William Canton

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Hymns for Children and Grownups to Use Together #d170

Our Songs of Praise #d135

Songs of Light, the Bruderhof Songbook #321

Songs of praise : enlarged edition #379

Songs of Praise for America #d129

The Beacon Song and Service book #313

The Concord Hymnal for Day School, Sunday School and Home #d99

The Hymnal for Boys and Girls #127

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