John Speller's Web Pages Before Messiah's presence meet

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Before Messiah's presence meet
The Rev. James Merrick, M.A. (1720-1769) was a Fellow of Trinity College, Oxford. The original tune for this hymn is said to have been composed by Luffman Atterbury (1740-1796), but I have been unable to discover a copy of it. Instead I am using a tune composed for a different Epiphany hymn by Herbert Stephen Irons, organist of Southwell Minster.

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The College of the Most Holy and Undivided Trinity in the University of Oxford, founded in the year 1554 by Sir Thomas Pope, Knight, and the Lady Elizabeth his wife.
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