You, living Christ, our eyes behold
You, living Christ, our eyes behold. Edmund Robert Morgan* (1888-1979), modernized by John Whitridge Wilson* (1905-1992).
According to Frost (1962, p. 360) Bishop Morgan’s text was written for the Winchester Hymn Supplement (1922). It was almost certainly written during the years that Morgan (who later became Bishop of Southampton and then of Truro) was chaplain to the Bishop of Winchester (1919-23), It was originally in the customary second person singular: it appeared in this form in A&MR. It was rewritten by John Wilson for Hymns for Celebration, edited by Erik Routley* (RSCM, 1974). Wilson’s revision was then printed in MHfT (1980), and thus in A&MNS. The two versions make an...
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