Lady Hymn Writers (Classic Reprint)

Lady Hymn Writers (Classic Reprint)

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Excerpt from Lady Hymn Writers Hymnology is attracting mu ch notice at the present time, but only a student of the subject can realize how much we owe to lady hymn writers. It takes poetic feeling, fervent devotion, and religious experi ence to make a good hymn, and all these must be conceded to most of our women hymn writers, as we think the specimens here given will prove. Many friends have helped me by indicating sources from whence information could be gleaned, or by furnishing such information. Among them I must name especially Mrs. C. F. Alexander, wife of the Bishop of Derry; Rev. Andrew Carter, editor of the British Messenger Rev. C. G. Reskelly of Littledean; Mr. Arthur E. Grant of Burnley; Mr. George Penn of London, who passed away while the book was in the printer's hands; Miss K. Oxborrow of Ipswich; Miss Birkbeck; Mr. E. J. Ensor, and others. I am also greatly indebted to the Rev. W. Garrett Border's Hymn Lover, and Schafls Library of Religious Poetry, for various particulars concerning hymn writers. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works.
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  • Paperback | 378 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 20mm | 503g
  • English
  • 27 Illustrations; Illustrations, black and white
  • 0243182937
  • 9780243182930