In our work and in our play
In our work and in our play. William Chatterton Dix* (1837-1898); Whitefield Glanville Wills* (1841-1891); William Charter Piggott* (1872-1943).
This hymn exists in several versions. That by Dix was in four stanzas, published in Hymns and Carols for Children (1869), edited by Dix but also containing hymns and carols by Gerard Moultrie* and Richard Frederick Littledale*. It was included in Church Hymns (1871; Church Hymns with Tunes, 1874), and in The Children’s Hymn Book (1881), edited by Frances Carey Brock*. It became widely known, and is found in EH, in A&MR, and in The Public School Hymn Book (1949) in four stanzas.
That by Wills was dated by Kelynack (1950, p. 358) to September...
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