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How long beneath the law I lay

How long beneath the law I lay

Author: William Cowper
Published in 22 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: How long beneath the law I lay
Author: William Cowper

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A Selection of Hymns, adapted to the devotions of the closet, the family, and the social circle; and containing subjects appropriate to the monthly concerns of prayer for the success... #268Page Scan
Church Hymn Book . 3rd ed. #d211
Church Hymn Book; consisting of hymns and psalms, original and selected. adapted to public worship and many other occasions. 2nd ed. #252Page Scan
Church Melodies: collection of psalms and hymns, with appropriate music. For the use of congregations. #272Page Scan
Family Hymns #d110
Hymns for Social Worship: selected from Watts, Doddridge, Newton, Cowper, Steele and others #174Page Scan
Hymns of the Protestant Episcopal Church of the United States, as authorized by the General Convention: with an additional selection #294Page Scan
Parish Hymns: a collection of hymns for public, social, and private worship; selected and original #253Page Scan
Parish Psalmody #d299
Parish Psalmody #d307
Psalms and Hymns Adapted to Social, Private and Public Worship #d330
Psalms and Hymns Adapted to Social, Private and Public Worship in the Presbyterian Church in the U.S.A. #d334
The Ebenezer Selection of Hymns and Spiritual Songs, with an appendix Consisting of Miscellaneous Pieces. 6th ed. #d220
The New Baptist Psalmist and Tune Book: for churches and Sunday-schools #168Page Scan
The Primitive Baptist Hymnal: a choice collection of hymns and tunes of early and late composition #45Page Scan
The Southern Psalmist #d328
The Southern Psalmist. New ed. #d341
Union Hymns: adapted to Social Meetings and Family Worship Selected from Church Psalmody, with Additional Hymns #d175
Village Hymns #d232
Village hymns for social worship, selected and original: designed as a supplement to Dr. Watts's Psalms and hymns (2nd ed.) #172Page Scan
Village hymns for social worship, selected and original: designed as a supplement to Dr. Watts's Psalms and hymns (Stereotyped ed.) #172Page Scan
Village Hymns for Social Worship, Selected and Original: designed as a supplement to the Psalms and Hymns of Dr. Watts (6th ed.) #172Page Scan



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