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Behind the Hymn: Take my life and let it be ⋆ Diana Leagh Matthews
Francis Havergal grew up the youngest child of a Church of England minister and hymn writer. She was born around Christmas 1836. She led an active life, even while dealing with fragile health. From a young age she would memorize vast portions of the Bible. She is described as a brilliant pianists and said to have such a lovely voice, …