Mary Fawler Maude

Mary Fawler Maude
Short Name: Mary Fawler Maude
Full Name: Maude, Mary Fawler, 1819-1913
Birth Year: 1819
Death Year: 1913

Maude, Mary Fawler, née Hooper, daughter of George Henry Hooper, of Stanmore, Middlesex, was married in 1841 to the late Joseph Maude, some time Vicar of Chirk, near Ruabon, and Hon. Canon of St. Asaph, who died in Feb. 1887. Mrs. Maude's hymns were published in her Twelve Letters on Confirmation, 1848, and in Memorials of Past Years, 1852 (privately printed). Her best known hymn, is "Thine for ever, God of love" (Confirmation). Concerning it Mrs. Maude says: --

"It was written in 1847 for my class in the Girls' Sunday School of St. Thomas, Newport, Isle of Wight, and published in 1848 at the beginning of a little book called ‘Twelve Letters on Confirmation,' by a Sunday School Teacher, and reprinted in the Memorials, 1852."
[S. MSS.]

The original is in 7 stanzas of 4 lines. It is usually abbreviated, and stanzas ii., iii. transposed, as in the Society for Promoting Christian Knowledge Church Hymns, 1871; the Hymnal Companion; Hymns Ancient & Modern, 1875, Thring's Collection, 1882, and most other hymnbooks. As a hymn for Confirmation its use is extensive. The omitted stanzas are:—

"Thine for ever in that day
When the world shall pass away:
When the trumpet note shall sound,
And the nations underground
"Shall the awful summons hear,
Which proclaims the judgment near.
Thine for ever.
'Neath Thy wings Hide and save us,
King of Kings."

-- John Julian, Dictionary of Hymnology (1907)


Texts by Mary Fawler Maude (17)sort descendingAsAuthority LanguagesInstances
Far out over the dim, unsounded seaMary Fawler Maude (Author)5
Hear us from thy throne above, thine foreverMary Fawler Maude (Author)8
In the furrows of the fieldM. F. Maude (Author)English2
Jesus Christ Wanikiya, Taḣcaska Nitawa kiŋMary F. Maude (Author)Dakota2
Let others praise the ruby wineMary Fawler Maude (Author)2
O matchless honor, all unsoughtMary Fawler Maude (Author)English2
O risen Savior! Thou didst meetM. F. Maude (Author)English3
O Christmas bells, ring merrilyMaud (Author)1
The Lord gave the Word: Let all my people bless My saving nameMary Fawler Maude (Author)English2
The Lord is risen, swing wide ye gates of gloryMaud (Author)3
Thine for ever! God of loveMary F. Maude (Author)English267
Treuer Gott, auf ewig deinMary Fawler Maude (Author)German2
¡Tuyos siempre! De tu tronoMary Fawler Maude (Author)Spanish2
We're a little pilgrim band, Cheerfully we singMaud (Author)2
When of old, in lowly stateMary Fawler Maude (Author)English3
Who is like Jesus, faithful and trueMaud (Author)2
With cheerful happy song we greetMary Fawler Maude (Author)2
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