Had I a throne above the rest

Had I a throne above the rest

Author: William Cowper
Published in 12 hymnals

Author: William Cowper

Cowper, William, the poet. The leading events in the life of Cowper are: born in his father's rectory, Berkhampstead, Nov. 26, 1731; educated at Westminster; called to the Bar, 1754; madness, 1763; residence at Huntingdon, 1765; removal to Olney, 1768; to Weston, 1786; to East Dereham, 1795; death there, April 25,1800. The simple life of Cowper, marked chiefly by its innocent recreations and tender friendships, was in reality a tragedy. His mother, whom he commemorated in the exquisite "Lines on her picture," a vivid delineation of his childhood, written in his 60th year, died when he was six years old. At his first school he was profoundly wretched, but happier at Westminster; excelling at cricket and football, and numbering Warren Hastin… Go to person page >

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First Line: Had I a throne above the rest
Author: William Cowper

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A Collection of Psalms, Hymns and Spiritual Songs; suited to the various kinds of Christian worship; and especially designed for and adapted to the Fraternity of the Brethren... #520Page Scan
A Selection of Hymns for the Use of Social Religious Meetings and for Private Devotions. 7th ed. #235Page Scan
Additional Hymns, Designed as a Supplement to Dwight's Psalms & Hymns #d67
Hymns for Christian Melody #454Page Scan
Hymns of Zion #d77
The Baptist Psalmody: a selection of hymns for the worship of God #665Page Scan
The Bible Hymn Book #d69
The Church Hymn Book #d165
Village Hymns #d192
Village hymns for social worship, selected and original: designed as a supplement to Dr. Watts's Psalms and hymns (2nd ed.) #197Page Scan
Village hymns for social worship, selected and original: designed as a supplement to Dr. Watts's Psalms and hymns (Stereotyped ed.) #197Page Scan
Village Hymns for Social Worship, Selected and Original: designed as a supplement to the Psalms and Hymns of Dr. Watts (6th ed.) #197Page Scan



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