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When wakened by thy voice of power

When wakened by thy voice of power

Author: John Bowring
Tune: PRAY
Published in 12 hymnals

Author: John Bowring

James Bowring was born at Exeter, in 1792. He possessed at an early age a remarkable power of attaining languages, and acquired some reputation by his metrical translations of foreign poems. He became editor of "The Westminster Review" in 1825, and was elected to Parliament in 1835. In 1849, he was appointed Consul at Canton, and in 1854, was made Governor of Hong Kong, and received the honour of knighthood. He is the author of some important works on politics and travel, and is the recipient of several testimonials from foreign governments and societies. His poems and hymns have also added to his reputation. His "Matins and Vespers" have passed through many editions. In religion he is a Unitarian. --Annotations of the Hymnal, Charl… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: When wakened by thy voice of power
Author: John Bowring
Copyright: Public Domain

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Instances

Instances (1 - 12 of 12)
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Christian Hymns for Public and Private Worship #123

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Church Harmonies #119

Family Singing Book. Rev ed. with Supplement #d322

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Hymn Book for Christian Worship #126

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Hymn Book for Christian Worship. 8th ed. #a126

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Hymns for Christian Devotion #423

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Hymns for Christian Devotion #423

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Hymns for Schools #219

Prayers and Hymns for the Church and the Home #d797

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The Gospel Psalmist #439

The Modern Harp #d305

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The Psalmody #1023

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