Henry Francis Lyte
Henry Francis Lyte was a Scottish Anglican divine and hymn-writer.
Henry Francis Lyte was born to Thomas and Anna Maria Lyte on a farm at Ednam, near Kelso, Scotland. Thomas deserted the family shortly after making arrangements for his two oldest sons to attend Portora Royal School in Enniskillen, County Fermanagh; and Anna moved to London, where both she and her youngest son died.
The headmaster at Portora, Dr. Robert Burrowes, recognized Henry Lyte's ability, paid the boy’s fees, and "welcomed him into his own family during the holidays." Lyte was effectively an adopted son.
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- God of Mercy, God of Grace
- Abide With Me
- A Lost Love
- Far From My Heavenly Home
- Praise, My Soul, the King of Heaven
- Praise the Lord, God's Glories Show
- There Is a Safe and Secret Place
- When at Thy Footstool, Lord, I Bend
- Jesus, I My Cross Have Taken
- Declining Days
- Pleasant Are Thy Courts Above
- O That the Lord's Salvation
- Praise For Thee, Lord, in Zion Waits
- My God, my King, Thy Praise I Sing
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''Abide with me: fast falls the eventide;Henry Francis Lyte (1793-1847), Scottish poet. Abide with Me (l. 1-2). . . New Oxford Book of Christian Verse, The. Donald Davie, ed. (1981) Oxfor...
The darkness deepens; Lord with me abide:''
''I fear no foe with Thee at hand to bless;Henry Francis Lyte (1793-1847), Scottish poet. Abide with Me (l. 25-26). . . New Oxford Book of Christian Verse, The. Donald Davie, ed. (1981) Oxf...
Ills have no weights, and tears no bitterness;''
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