Hush the loud cannon's roar

Hush the loud cannon's roar

Author: John Johns
Published in 24 hymnals

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1 Hush the loud cannon's road,
The frantic warrior's call!
Why should the earth be drenched with gore?
Are we not brothers all?

2 Want, from the wretch depart!
Chains, from the captive fall!
Sweet mercy, melt th' oppressor's heart--
Suff'rers are brothers all.

3 Churches and sects, strike down
Each mean partition wall!
Let love each harsher feeling drown--
Christians are brothers all.

4 Let love and truth alone
Hold human hearts in thrall,
That heaven its work at length may own,
And men be brothers all.

Source: The Voice of Praise: a collection of hymns for the use of the Methodist Church #802

Author: John Johns

Johns, John, born at Plymouth, March 17, 1801, the son of an artist. Educated at the grammar school and by the Rev. I. Worsley, Unitarian minister at Plymouth, and afterwards spent two years at Edinburgh. In 1820 became minister of the old Presbyterian chapel at Crediton, where he remained till his removal to Liverpool in 1836, as Minister to the Poor. He was a man of fine poetic temperament and retiring disposition, but his work among the people called out his great practical and organising ability. He died a sacrifice to the fever which raged in the district where he laboured, June 23, 1847. Besides his reports to the Liverpool Domestic Mission Society, and frequent contributions to the Monthly Repository, Christian Reformer, and Christia… Go to person page >

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A Book of Hymns for Public and Private Devotion (15th ed.) #184Text
A Book of Hymns for Public and Private Devotion. (10th ed.) #184Page Scan
A Collection of Hymns, for the use of the United Brethren in Christ: taken from the most approved authors, and adapted to public and private worship #863Page Scan
Grammar School Hymn Book #d120
Hymn and Tune Book for the Church and the Home and Services for Congregational Worship. Rev. ed. #d287
Hymn and Tune Book for the Church and the Home. (Rev. ed.) #488Page Scan
Hymns for Schools: with appropriate selections from scripture and tunes suited to the metres of the hymns (3rd ed.) #346Page Scan
Hymns for the Church of Christ (3rd thousand) #467Page Scan
Hymns for the Church of Christ. (6th thousand) #467Page Scan
Jubilate Deo, a Book of Hymns and Tunes for Young and Old #d113
Plymouth Collection of Hymns and Tunes; for the use of Christian Congregations #1015Page Scan
Revival Hymns #392Page Scan
Sacred Songs For Public Worship: a hymn and tune book #118Page Scan
Songs of the League #3Page Scan
The Baptist Hymn and Tune Book: being "The Plymouth Collection" enlarged and adapted to the use of Baptist churches #1015Page Scan
The Choralist #d144
The Christian Hymn Book: a compilation of psalms, hymns and spiritual songs, original and selected (Rev. and enl.) #965Page Scan
The Christian Hymnal #d305
The Christian Hymnal: a choice collection of hymns and tunes for congregational and social worship #651Page Scan
The Christian hymnal: a collection of hymns and tunes for congregational and social worship; in two parts (Rev.) #91Page Scan
The Gospel Psalmist #804Page Scan
The School Hymn-Book: for normal, high, and grammar schools #284Page Scan
The Truth Seeker Collection of Forms, Hymns and Recitations, Original and Selected, for the Use of Liberals #d135
The Voice of Praise: a collection of hymns for the use of the Methodist Church #802TextPage Scan



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