The Reverend Sabine Baring-Gould (28 January 1834 – 2 January 1924) was an English hagiographer, antiquarian, novelist and eclectic scholar. His bibliography lists more than 1240 separate publications, and continues to grow. He is remembered particularly as a writer of hymns, the best-known being "Onward, Christian Soldiers" and "Now the Day Is Over".
- Onward, Christian soldiers, marching as to war,
with the cross of Jesus going on before.
Christ, the royal Master, leads against the foe;
forward into battle see his banners go!
- Lyrics to Onward, Christian Soldiers (1871).
- Jesus, give the weary
Calm and sweet repose.
With Thy tend'rest blessing
May our eyelids close.
- Reported in Josiah Hotchkiss Gilbert, Dictionary of Burning Words of Brilliant Writers (1895), p. 614.
- Biography and hymns of Sabine Baring-Gould at Hymnary.org
- 'Songs of the West' - Sabine Baring-Gould and the Folk Songs of South-West England
- Curious Myths of the Middle Ages, by Sabine Baring-Gould
- Works by Sabine Baring-Gould at Project Gutenberg
- Sabine Baring-Gould Appreciation Society
- Biography from Devon Discovering Devon by the BBC