What child is this, who, laid to rest (New English Hymnal)

Author: W. Chatterton Dix

Dix, William Chatterton, son of John Dix, surgeon, of Bristol, author of the Life of Chatterton; Local Legends, &c, born at Bristol, June 14, 1837, and educated at the Grammar School of that city. Mr. Chatterton Dix's contributions to modern hymnody are numerous and of value. His fine Epiphany hymn, "As with gladness men of old,” and his plaintive ”Come unto Me, ye weary," are examples of his compositions, many of which rank high amongst modern hymns. In his Hymns of Love and Joy, 1861, Altar Songs, Verses on the Holy Eucharist, 1867; Vision of All Saints, &c, 1871; and Seekers of a City, 1878, some of his compositions were first published. The greater part, however, were contributed to Hymns Ancient & Modern; St. Raphaels Hymnbook, 186… Go to person page >

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First Line: What child is this, who, laid to rest (New English Hymnal)
Author: W. Chatterton Dix
Meter: 8.7.8.7.6.8.6.7
Source: Altered by editors of New English Hymnal, 1986
Language: English
Copyright: © Canterbury Press

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Common Praise: A new edition of Hymns Ancient and Modern #74



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