1815–1888

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