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Composer (attributed to): C. J. Stanley

Stanley, Charles, a Sheffield merchant, b. circa 1821, a member of the Plymouth Brethren, has published a large number of tracts and some volumes of verse, including The Jewel and the Star, 1855, and Wild Thyme, under the signature "C. S." (sometimes given as "Charles Sabine," in error). From Wild Thyme the hymns "Behold the Lamb of God! Behold, believe, and live" (Faith), and "He gave me back the bond" (Pardon), are taken. --John Julian, Dictionary of Hymnology, Appendix, Part II (1907)  Go to person page >

Composer (attributed to): Thomas Clark

Baptized: Feb­ru­a­ry 5, 1775, Can­ter­bu­ry, Kent, Eng­land. Died: May 30, 1859, at his home in St. George’s Street, Can­ter­bu­ry, Kent, Eng­land. A cob­bler and choir train­er, Clark led the sing­ing of the Psalms at the Wes­ley­an Cha­pel, Can­ter­bu­ry, and lat­er at the Uni­tar­i­an Church in Can­ter­bu­ry. It has been claimed he nev­er ac­tu­al­ly joined the Un­i­tar­i­ans, though he sym­pa­thized with them, and he re­signed from the Meth­od­ists. Clark wrote a num­ber of an­thems, in­clud­ing "Awake Up, My Glo­ry", "Daugh­ter of Zi­on" and "Since I Have Placed My Trust." His other works in­clude: First Sett of Psalm and Hymn Tunes, 1805 Second Sett of Psalm and Hy… Go to person page >

Tune Information

Composer (attributed to): C. J. Stanley
Composer (attributed to): Thomas Clark (1811)
Incipit: 11711 32171 56717
Key: D Major
Source: Harmonia Sacra, by Joseph Funk, fifth edition, 1851
Copyright: Public Domain


The Cyber Hymnal #579
Text: Blest Jesus, When My Soaring Thoughts
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The Cyber Hymnal #707
Text: By Faith I Look
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