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With joy we lift our eyes To thee bright realms

With joy we lift our eyes To thee bright realms

Author: Thomas Jervis
Published in 2 hymnals

Author: Thomas Jervis

Jervis, Thomas, son of a Presbyterian Minister of the same name, was born at Ipswich in 1748, and educated for the Ministry at Hoxton. In 1770 he was appointed classical and mathematical tutor at the Exeter Academy. From 1772 to 1783 he was tutor to the sons of the Earl of Shelburne, at Bowood, where Dr. Priestley was librarian. In the latter year Jervis succeeded Dr. A. Rees at St. Thomas's Southwark, moving in 1796, after the death of Dr. Kippis, to the Princes' St. Chapel, Westminster. From 1808 to 1818 he was minister at the Mill Hill Chapel, Leeds. After his retirement he lived in the neighbourhood of London, and died there in 1833. Jervis was one of the four editors of A Collection of Hymns & Psalms for Public & Private Worship, Londo… Go to person page >

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First Line: With joy we lift our eyes To thee bright realms
Author: Thomas Jervis

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A Manual of Devotion and Hymns for the House of Refuge, City of New York #47

The Victory #d457

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