O worship the King, All-glorious above
O worship the King, All-glorious above. Sir Robert Grant* (1780-1838).
First published in Edward Bickersteth*’s Christian Psalmody (1833), then in Henry Venn Elliott’s Psalms and Hymns for Public, Private and Social Worship (1835); and again in the collection of Grant’s hymns and poems published by his brother Charles Grant, Lord Glenelg* after Robert’s death, entitled Sacred Poems. By the late Right Hon. Sir Robert Grant (1839). Alterations were made to the text for publication in The Hymnal Companion to the Book of Common Prayer (1870), edited by Bickersteth’s son, Edward Henry Bickersteth*, most of which have been followed in subsequent printings, although the Hymnal Companion preserved...
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