Alas how changed that lovely flower

Alas how changed that lovely flower

Author: Joel Asaac Knight
Published in 42 hymnals

Author: Joel Asaac Knight

Knight, Joel Abel. In Dobell's New Selection of 700 Evangelical Hymns, 1806, is a hymn on the death of a child, commencing, "Alas! how changed that lovely flower," the name affixed being "Knight." It also appears with the same signature in Denham's Selection, 1837, and in some American hymn-books. The writer was most probably the Rev. Joel Abel Knight, an Evangelical divine, who, in 1789, published a volume of Sermons, and was the author of a small volume of Sacred Poems. Knight was a man of some note, and friend of J. Newton, Greathead, Rippon, and Ryland. He was also the author of "My Father's at the helm." [Rev. W. R. Stevenson, M.A.] --John Julian, Dictionary of Hymnology (1907)… Go to person page >

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First Line: Alas how changed that lovely flower
Author: Joel Asaac Knight

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A Pastor's Selection of Hymns and Tunes: for Worship in the Church and Family #483

A Selection of Hymns and Spiritual Songs #d4

Christian Psalms and Hymns to Aid in Public and Private Devotion #d17

Gospel Melodies: a New Collection of Gospel Hymns and Songs #d5

Hymns of Calvary, a Choice Collection of Old and New Century Hymns and Songs #d8

Mother's Hymn Book . New ed. #d2

Primitive Baptist Hymn and Tune book #d8

Primitive Baptist Hymn and Tune Book. Rev. #d5

Psalms and Hymns Adapted to Social, Private and Public Worship #d8

Psalms and Hymns for the Worship of God #d14

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The American Baptist Sabbath-School Hymn-Book #269

The Baptist Sabbath School Hymn Book #d11

The Best of All ; The Harp of Glory: the Best Old Hymns, the Best New Hymns #d6

The Church Hymn Book #d14

The Good Old Songs #d12

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The Mother's Hymn Book. (Third stereotyped ed. Rev. and enl.) #117

The Providence Selection of Hymns, Supplementary to Dr. Watts. #d6

The Social Harp. Rev. #d10

The Social Harp: Comprising the Richest Variety of Spiritual Songs ... #d8

Times of Refreshing: a New Collection of Gospel Hymns and Songs #d6

Times of Refreshing: a Winnowed Collection of Gospel Hymns and Songs. Rev. #d5

Times of Refreshing: Old and New Century Hymns and Songs. 20th cent. ed. #d5

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