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With flowing eyes and bleeding hearts

With flowing eyes and bleeding hearts

Author: John Mason
Published in 10 hymnals

Author: John Mason

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 >

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First Line: With flowing eyes and bleeding hearts
Author: John Mason
Copyright: Public Domain

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A Collection of Hymns from Various Authors. New ed. #d375

Sacred poetry #d559

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Sacred Poetry #aH.CCXCI

Sacred Poetry #d558

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Sacred Poetry #H.CCXCI

The Halifax Selection of Hymns #d494

Worship in the School Room #d191

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