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Samuel Willoughby Duffield
Short Name: Samuel Willoughby Duffield
Full Name: Duffield, Samuel Willoughby, 1843-1887
Birth Year: 1843
Death Year: 1887

Duffield, Samuel Augustus Willoughby, son of G. Duffield, jun., was born at Brooklyn, Sept. 24, 1843, and graduated at Yale College, 1863. In 1866 he was licensed, and in 1867 ordained as a Presbyterian Minister, and is now [1886] Pastor of West¬minster Church, Bloomfield, New Jersey. He published in 1867 a translation of Bernard's Hora novissima (q.v.): Warp and Woof; a Book of Verse, 1868 (copyright, 1870); and The Burial of the Dead (in conjunction with his father), 1882. In the Laudes Domini, N.Y., 1884, the following translations and an original hymn are by him:—
1. Holy Spirit, come and shine. A translation of "Veni Sancte Spiritus." 1883.
2. O Christ, the Eternal Light. A translation of "Christe lumen perpetuum." 1883.
3. O land, relieved from sorrow. On Heaven, written in 1875.
4. O what shall be, O when shall be. A translation of "O quanta qualia." 1883.
5. To Thee, O Christ, we ever pray. A translation of "Christe precamur annue." 1883.

-- John Julian, Dictionary of Hymnology (1907)


Duffield, S. A. W. , p. 315, ii. He died May 12, 1887. His English Hymns, Their Authors and History, was published in 1886, and his Latin Hymn-Writers and their Hymns posthumously, edited by Dr. R. E. Thompson, in 1889. (See p. 1526, i.)

--John Julian, Dictionary of Hymnology, Appendix, Part II (1907)

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