March 1, 1815, Carisbrooke, Isle of Wight.

January 2, 1888, Paddington, Middlesex, England.

Denton was educated at Worcester College, Oxford (BA 1844). Entering Holy Orders, he was successively Curate of Bradfield, Berkshire; Barking, Essex; and Shoreditch, London. In 1850, he became Vicar of St. Bartholomew’s, Cripplegate, London. In addition to well known Scripture commentaries, his works include:

  1. Be Thyself, a Nobler Gospel
  2. Ever There Floats Before the Real
  3. I Ask Not, Nabobs, for Your Halls
  4. Man Is More Than House or Town
  5. Not an Error, Firm as Andes
  6. Of All the Lands, from East to West
  7. There Is a Garden Where Evermore Bloom
  8. There’s a Song the Rills Are Singing
  9. Time Has Come to Stand Erect, The
  10. ’Tis True the World Is Very Bad
  11. ’Tis Wisest and Best at All Times to Do Right
  12. Truth Is Shining, Earth’s Awaking
  13. While Ignorance Darkens Our Heaven Made Soul
  14. World Is Young, My Brothers, The