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When the soft dews of kindly sleep

When the soft dews of kindly sleep

Author: John Keble
Published in 6 hymnals

Author: John Keble

Keble, John, M.A., was born at Fairford, in Gloucestershire, on St. Mark's Day, 1792. His father was Vicar of Coln St. Aldwin's, about three miles distant, but lived at Fairford in a house of his own, where he educated entirely his two sons, John and Thomas, up to the time of their entrance at Oxford. In 1806 John Keble won a Scholarship at Corpus Christi College, and in 1810 a Double First Class, a distinction which up to that time had been gained by no one except Sir Robert Peel. In 1811 he was elected a Fellow of Oriel, a very great honour, especially for a boy under 19 years of age; and in 1811 he won the University Prizes both for the English and Latin Essays. It is somewhat remarkable that amid this brilliantly successful career,… Go to person page >

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First Line: When the soft dews of kindly sleep
Author: John Keble

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Hymns for Schools and Families #d559

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Hymns for Schools and Families, Specailly Designed for the Children of the Church #528

The Imperial Harmony #d320

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The Palm #116b

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The Palm #118b

The Sarum Hymnal #13

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