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Allen, Oswald

(1816–78). B. Kirkby-Lonsdale, West-moreland, Eng.; invalid all his life, suffering from a diseased spine; manager of his father's bank; philanthropist. During severe winter of 1859–60 composed Hymns of the Christian Life, containing 148 hymns, including “Today Thy Mercy Calls Us.”


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