O'Kane, Tullius Clinton, an American writer, born March 10, 1830, is the author of "O sing of Jesus, Lamb of God" (Redemption); and "Who, who are these beside the chilly wave?" (Triumph in Death), in I. D. Sankey's Sacred Songs and Solos, 1878 and 1881.
--John Julian, Dictionary of Hymnology, Appendix, Part II (1907)… Go to person page >
There is a spot to me more dear
Than native vale or mountain;
A spot for which affection’s tear
Springs grateful from its fountain.
’Tis not where kindred souls abound,
Though that is almost Heaven,
But where I first my Savior found,
And felt my sins forgiven.
Tune Title: [There is a spot to me more dear]First Line: There is a spot to me more dearComposer: Tullius C. O'KaneMeter: 126.96.36.199 DKey: A♭ MajorSource: Timeless Truths (http://library.timelesstruths.org/music/The_Hallowed_Spot); The Cyber Hymnal (http://www.hymntime.com/tch/htm/h/a/hallowed.htm)