|Sir Hall Caine|
From a portrait by R E Morrison
|Born||Thomas Henry Hall Caine
14 May 1853
Runcorn, Cheshire, England
|Died||31 August 1931
Greeba Castle, Isle of Man
|Resting place||Maughold, Isle of Man|
|Genre||Novels, biography, religion|
|Spouse||Mary Chandler (m. 1886â€“his death 1931)|
Derwent Hall Caine
That cry of the soul to be lifted out of the bondage of the narrow circle of life, which carries up to God the protest and yearning of suffering man, never finds a more sublime expression than where humanity is oppressed and religion is corrupt.
Out of the depths, O Lord, out of the depths,' begins the most beautiful of the services of our church, and it is out of the depths of my life that I must bring the incidents of this story.