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" From Greenland's icy mountains ; From India's coral strand ; Where Afric's sunny fountains Roll down their golden sand ; From many an ancient river ; From many a palmy plain ; They call us to deliver Their land from error's chain. "
Blackwood's Magazine - Page 479
1839
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A Short History of Christianity

Martin E. Marty - 1987 - 335 pages
...Greenland's icy mountains To India's coral strand, Where Afric's sunny fountains Roll down their golden sand; From many an ancient river, From many a palmy plain,...call us to deliver Their land from error's chain. "Error's chain" might mean that the "heathen in his blindness bows down to wood and stone." This was...
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The Missouri Harmony, Or, A Collection of Psalm and Hymn Tunes, and Anthems ...

1994 - 240 pages
...sto - ry, And you, ye waterę roll, Till like a sea of fountain?, Roll down their golden sand, I*om many an ancient river, From many a palmy plain, They call us to de - liv - er Their land from error's chain, pleases, And on - ly man is rile : In vain with lavish...
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The One Year Book of Hymns

Randy Petersen, William J. Petersen - 1995 - 750 pages
...icy mountains, From India's coral strand. Where Afric's sunny fountains Roll down their golden sand; From many an ancient river, From many a palmy plain,...call us to deliver Their land from error's chain. What though the spicy breezes, Blow soft o'er Ceylon's isle; Though ev'ry prospect pleases. And only...
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Daily Life in Victorian England

Sally Mitchell - 1996 - 311 pages
...icy mountains, From India's coral strand, Where Afric's sunny fountains Roll down their golden sand, From many an ancient river, From many a palmy plain,...call us to deliver Their land from error's chain. What though the spicy breezes Blow soft o'er Ceylon's isle; Though every prospect pleases And only...
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Black Mutiny: The Revolt on the Schooner Amistad

William A. Owens - 1997 - 322 pages
...icy mountains, From India's coral strand, Where Africa's sunny fountains Roll down their golden sand; From many an ancient river, From many a palmy plain,...call us to deliver Their land from Error's chain." While they sang, men and women who had never been outside a New England village dedicated themselves...
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The Missionary Lives: A Study in Canadian Missionary Biography and Autobiography

Terrence L. Craig - 1997 - 169 pages
...icy mountains From India's coral strand, Where Afric's sunny fountains Roll down their golden sand, From many an ancient river, From many a palmy plain,...call us to deliver Their land from error's chain." Bishop Heber I Even readers indifferent to religion will be aware of the important roles missionaries...
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On Sidesaddles to Heaven: The Women of the Rocky Mountain Mission

Laurie Winn Carlson - 1998 - 256 pages
...icy mountains, From India's coral strand, Where Africa's sunny fountains Roll down their golden sand, From many an ancient river, From many a palmy plain,...call us to deliver Their land from error's chain. Can we whose souls are lighted With wisdom from on high, Can we to men benighted The lamp of life deny?...
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Praying Twice: The Music and Words of Congregational Song

Brian A. Wren - 2000 - 422 pages
...givers to "them," seen as deluded recipients, as in Reginald Heber's "From Greenland's Icy Mountains": From many an ancient river, from many a palmy plain,...call us to deliver their land from error's chain. Can we, whose souls are lighted with wisdom from on high, can we to men benighted the lamp of life...
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Amazing Grace: 366 Inspiring Hymn Stories for Daily Devotions

Kenneth W. Osbeck - 2002 - 400 pages
...icy mountains, from India's coral strand, where Afric's sunny fountains roll down their golden sand, from many an ancient river, from many a palmy plain,...call us to deliver their land from error's chain. Shall we, whose souls are lighted with wisdom from on high, shall we to men benighted the lamp of life...
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Civilising Subjects: Metropole and Colony in the English Imagination 1830-1867

Catherine Hall - 2002 - 556 pages
...coral strand', sang the congregations, Where Afric's sunny fountains, Roll down their golden sand, From many an ancient river, From many a palmy plain,...call us to deliver Their land from error's chain. Having helped to raise money to send missionaries overseas, the assembled faithful would sing of their...
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