A garden fenced from common earth

A garden fenced from common earth

Author: Joseph Swain
Published in 8 hymnals

Author: Joseph Swain

Swain, Joseph, was born at Birmingham in 1761, and after being apprenticed to an engraver, removed to London. After a time he became a decided Christian, and being of an emotional poetic temperament, began to give expression to his new thoughts and feelings in hymns. In 1783 he was baptized by the Rev. Dr. Rippon, and in 1791 became minister of a Baptist congregation in East Street, Walworth. After a short but popular and very useful ministry, he died April 16, 1796 Swain published the following:— (1) A Collection of Poems on Several Occasions, London, 1781; (2) Redemption, a Poem in five Books, London, 1789; (3) Experimental Essays on Divine Subjects, London, 1791; (4) Walworth Hymns, by J. Swain, Pastor of the Baptist Church Meeting… Go to person page >

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First Line: A garden fenced from common earth
Author: Joseph Swain

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A New Selection of Psalms, Hymns and Spiritual Songs #450

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A Selection of Hymns and Spiritual Songs #H.CCCXXXII

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A Selection of Hymns and Spiritual Songs #H.CCCXXXII

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Baptist Hymn Book #a534

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Hymn and Tune Book for Use in Old School or Primitive Baptist Churches #347

Hymns and Poetry for the Young #d2

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The Baptist Hymn Book #862

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The Baptist Hymn Book #534

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