1769-1854; author of numerous hymns included in Church of Ireland Hymnal (1960, 1987 eds.), Nos. 366, 368, 378, 398, 460, incl. We have
no abiding city here [No. 216; New Hymnal 514] - the phrase used
by Michael Longley as an early collection title.
No Dictionary of National Biography entry.
The Head that once was crowned with thorns/Is crowned with glory
now, from Hymns on various passages of scripture (1820) [See Oxford Dictionary of Quotations.]