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The Library of the World’s Best Literature. An Anthology in Thirty Volumes. 1917.

Charles Wesley (1707–1788)

Wesley, Charles. An English clergyman and poet; born at Epworth, Lincolnshire, Dec. 18, 1707; died in London, March 29, 1788. He was “the poet of Methodism,” and many of his hymns are to be found in the hymn-books of all Protestant denominations. (See Critical and Biographical Introduction).