(17921872). B. Exeter. Eng. statesman, linguist, hymnist; Unitarian. Said to have acquired mastery of 200 languages and dialects and speaking knowledge of 100. Served in various govt. positions at home and abroad. Writings pub. in 36 vols. Hymns include In the Cross of Christ I Glory and Watchman, Tell Us of the Night.
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