July 4, 1841, Greenwich, Kent, England.

October 26, 1919, Eton, Buckinghamshire, England.

St. Matthew’s churchyard, Darley Abbey, Derby, England.

Son of an Ang­li­can priest, Ain­ger attended Eton and Trinity College, Cam­bridge (BA 1860, MA 1864). In 1860 he became Curate of Al­re­was, Staf­ford­shire; in 1864, Assistant Master of Shef­field Collegiate School; and in 1866 Reader at the Temple Church, Lon­don. He went on to teach at Eton until retiring in 1901. His works include:

  1. God Is Working His Purpose Out
  2. God of Our Fathers, unto Thee
  3. Let God Arise to Lead Forth Those
  4. Like a Mighty Man Rejoicing in His Strength
  5. Not Ours to Mourn and Weep
  6. O Lord, with Toil Our Days Are Filled
  7. Praise the Lord: Today We Raise Hymns of Thankfulness and Praise
  8. Praise the Lord! Today We Sing
  9. Uprose the Stately Temple

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