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Kelly, Thomas

(1769–1855). B. Kellyville, near Athy, Queen's Co. (later called Laoighis, or Leix), Ireland; educ. Dublin; studied law in London, Eng.; developed deep consciousness of sin; became ascetic; ordained Angl. 1792; seceded, after assoc. with ev. movement in Dublin; built chapels at Athy, Portarlington, Wexford, Waterford, and elsewhere; hymnist. Hymns include “Stricken, Smitten, and Afflicted”; “Who Is This that Comes from Edom”; “Zion Stands by Hills Surrounded.”

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