'R wyf innau'n filwr bychan (I am a little soldier)

'R wyf innau'n filwr bychan (I am a little soldier)

Author: Thomas Levi; Translator: Daniel Hughes
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Author: Thomas Levi

LEVI,THOMAS (1825-1916), Calvinistic Methodist minister, editor of Trysorfa y Plant, and author; born 12 Oct. 1825 at Penrhos near Ystradgynlais, son of John and Prudence Levi. He received his early education at a school kept by an old soldier at Ystradgynlais, and later, while still a boy, worked at Ynyscedwyn iron works. About 1846 he began to preach at Cwmgïedd chapel, Ystradgynlais. He was minister of Capel yr Ynys, Ystradgynlais, about 1855-60, of Philadelphia, Morriston, 1860-76, and of Tabernacle, Aberystwyth, 1876-1901. He married (1), Elizabeth Daniel of Cwmgïedd (d. 1871), and (2), 1873, Margaret, youngest daughter of Hugh and Catherine Jones of Coedmadoc, Tal-y-sarn, Caerns. He began his literary labours in 1853 and wrote thirt… Go to person page >

Translator: Daniel Hughes

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Text Information

First Line: 'R wyf innau'n filwr bychan (I am a little soldier)
Original Language: Welsh
Author: Thomas Levi
Translator: Daniel Hughes
Language: Welsh
Publication Date: 1979
Copyright: This text may still be under copyright because it was published in 1979.


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