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And His that gentle voice we hear, 
 Soft as the breath of even.  - Harriet Auber
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Our Blest Redeemer, ere He breathed (Baptist Hymn Book, Psalms and Hymns Trust, London, 1962)
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Bio: Harriet Auber was an English poet and hymnist. She was the daughter of a Church of England clerygman. Her ac­tu­al name was Henr­i­ette, but she was known as Har­ri­et. Auber is best remembered for her Spirit of Psalms published in 1829 and for her hymn Our blest Redeemer, ere He breathed, a treatise on the Holy Spirit and His work.

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