The opened fountain

There is a fountain opened wide (Cowper)

Author: William Cowper
Published in 6 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 >

Text Information

First Line: There is a fountain opened wide (Cowper)
Title: The opened fountain
Author: William Cowper
Refrain First Line: Will you wash in the crimson tide

Timeline

Instances

Instances (1 - 6 of 6)Text InfoTune InfoTextScoreFlexScoreAudioPage Scan
Cumberland Hymns, a Collection of "Whosoever Will" Songs. Centenary ed. #d203
Glad Hosannas #d125
Precious Jewels: for Sabbath schools and praise meetings, and the home circle #79aPage Scan
Songs of Redemption for Revivals, Campmeetings, etc. #d70
The Best of All ; The Harp of Glory: the Best Old Hymns, the Best New Hymns #d178
The Gospel Gleaner #d163



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