1749–1798. Scottish clergyman and hymn lyricist.
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To hail Thy rising, Sun of life,
The gathering nations come;
Joyous as when the reapers bear
Their harvest treasures home. (Verse 1)
Jane of Lantern Hill, chapter 9 (“reapers that bore harvest treasures home”).
“The Prince of Peace.” Hymnary.org. Online at https://hymnary.org/text/to_hail_thy_rising_sun_of_life.