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The Race that long in Darkness Pined
The Rev. John Morrison, D.D., was an eminent Church of Scotland minister. Henry Wellington Greatorex, born in Britain's beer capital of Burton-on-Trent, and son of Thomas Greatorex, organist of Westminster Abbey, emigrated to the United States and was organist of St. Paul's Chapel and Calvary Episcopal Church, New York, and of St. John's Episcopal Church, West Hartford, Connecticut.

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Woodcut from the original broadsheet of "A Pleasant Countrey New Ditty: merrily shewing how to drive the cold winter away," c. 1650
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