And may I hope that when no more

And may I hope that when no more

Author: Joseph Swain
Published in 12 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: And may I hope that when no more
Author: Joseph Swain

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And may I hope that when no more. Joseph Swain. [Trust in God.] Printed in his Walworth Hymns, 1792, in 10 stanzas of 4 lines. In its full form it is not in common use, but selections appear in Denham's Saints’ Melody, 1837, &c, and also in the American Baptist Praise Book. Original text in the 1869 reprint of Swain's Hymns. [William T. Brooke]

-- John Julian, Dictionary of Hymnology (1907)

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A Baptist Hymn Book, Designed Especially for the Regular Baptist Church and All Lovers of Truth #d32
A New Selection of Nearly Eight Hundred Evangelical Hymns, from More than 200 Authors in England, Scotland, Ireland, & America, including a great number of originals, alphabetically arranged #650Page Scan
A New Selection of Psalms, Hymns and Spiritual Songs: from the best authors; designed for the use of conference meetings, private circles, and congregations (21st ed. with an appendix) #66Page Scan
A New Selection of Seven Hundred Evangelical Hymns ... intended as a Supplement to Dr. Watts's Psalms and Tunes #650Page Scan
A Selection of Hymns and Spiritual Songs: designed (especially the former part) for the use of congregations as an appendix to Dr. Watt's Psalms and Hymn #H.CLXXVIIPage Scan
A Selection of Hymns and Spiritual Songs: in two parts, part I. containing the hymns; part II. containing the songs...(3rd ed. corr. and enl. by author) #H.CLXXVIIPage Scan
A Selection of Hymns, from the Best Authors, Designed as a Supplement to Dr. Watts' Psalms and Hymns #d25
Evangelical Hymns: for private, family, social, and public worship; selected from various authors (3rd ed. enl.) #121Page Scan
Hymns of the Church Militant #342Page Scan
Primitive Baptist Hymn Book for All Lovers of Sacred Song. 3rd ed. #d11
The Baptist Hymn Book: original and selected: in two parts #191Page Scan
The Baptist Praise Book #1061Page Scan



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