Alfred H. Miles, ed. The Sacred Poets of the Nineteenth Century. 1907.
Critical and Biographical Essay by Alfred H. Miles
Laurence Tuttiett (18251897)
LAURENCE TUTTIETT, son of John Tuttiett, surgeon R.N., was born at Cloyton in Devonshire in 1825, and was educated at Christs Hospital and Kings College, London. In 1854 he became perpetual Curate of Lea Marston, Warwickshire; in 1870 Incumbent of the Episcopal Church of St. Andrews, Scotland; and in 1880 Prebendary of St. Ninians Cathedral, Perth. He published Hymns for Churchmen (1854), Counsels of a Godfather (1861), Hymns for the Children of the Church (1862), Germs of Thought on the Sunday Services (1864), and Through the Clouds, Thoughts in Plain Verse (1866), all of which contain original verse. The most popular of his hymns are Father, let me dedicate all this year to Thee, Go forward, Christian soldiers, O Jesu, ever present, and O quickly come, dread Judge of all.