Who gave the sun his noon day [noon tide] light

Who gave the sun his noon day [noon tide] light

Author: William Roscoe
Published in 9 hymnals

Author: William Roscoe

Roscoe, William, the father, was born March 8, 1753, in Liverpool, of humble origin. After very meagre schooling, and three years of work in his father's market garden, he was articled to an attorney, and subsequently practised in Liverpool till 1796, when he withdrew from the profession. From the first literature was his chief delight, and throughout a long career of public usefulness he united its pursuit with the efforts of enlightened patriotism and the advocacy of higher education and reform. Liverpool was a centre of the old slave-trade, and Roscoe was one of the first to raise his voice against the iniquity. At the age of 20 he had already uttered a protest in his descriptive poem Mount Pleasant, and in 1787 he published a longer poe… Go to person page >

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First Line: Who gave the sun his noon day [noon tide] light
Author: William Roscoe
Copyright: Public Domain

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A Collection of Psalms and Hymns for Social and Private Worship #XLV

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Hymns for Children, Selected and Altered #151

Hymns for Sunday Schools. 2nd ed. #d70

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Hymns for the Use of Children #II

Sunday School Singing Book #d43

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The American Baptist Sabbath-School Hymn-Book #27

The Baptist Sabbath School Hymn Book #d494

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The Boston Sunday School Hymn Book #22

The New Village Harmony #d142

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