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Composer: Arthur H. Dyke Acland
Published in 3 hymnals

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Composer: Arthur H. Dyke Acland

Arthur Henry Dyke Acland changed his last name to Troyte in 1852 when he succeeded to the estates of Rev. Edward Berkeley Troyte. A part of the requirement for this succession was that he change his last name to Troyte. Therefore he is also known as A. H. D. Troyte, however, Acland is his authority name. Go to person page >

Tune Information

Title: LONSDALE (Troyte)
Composer: Arthur H. Dyke Acland
Meter: C. P. M.
Incipit: 11231 43223 54321
Key: G Major
Copyright: Public Domain


O Lord, how happy should we be

O God, in whom the happy dead

The Good Man's Steps Are Led Aright

The good man's steps are led aright,
His way is pleasing in God's sight,
Established it shall stand;
He shall not perish though he fall,
The mighty Lord who rules o'er all
Upholds him with His hand.

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Organ Solo

  • The Hymnlet: A Choice Collection of Hymns and Hymntunes from 17th, 18th, & 19th Century American Hymnals, Songbooks and Psalters
    Composer/Editor Samuel Walter
    Published By: The Organ Historical Society, Inc. (1976) pp. 15


The Book of Common Praise: being the hymn book of The Church of England in Canada (revised 1938) #536c
Text: O Lord, how happy should we be


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Church Book #283


The Book of Common Praise #536c

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The Psalter #98

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