At the portals of thy house

At the portals of thy house

Author: John Taylor
Published in 13 hymnals

Author: John Taylor

Taylor, John, born July 30, 1750, was the son of Richard Taylor, of Norwich, and grandson of Dr. John Taylor (1694-1761, the eminent Hebrew scholar, who was for many years minister of the Octagon Chapel, Norwich, and afterwards Divinity tutor at the Warrington Academy. Dr. Taylor published A Collection of Tunes in Various Airs, one of the first collections of its kind, and his grandson was one of the most musical of Unitarian hymn-writers). Young Taylor, after serving his apprenticeship in his native place, was for two years in a banking house in London, at which time he was an occasional poetical contributor to the Morning Chronicle. In 1773 he returned to Norwich, where he spent the rest of his life, first as a manufacturer, and afterward… Go to person page >

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First Line: At the portals of thy house
Author: John Taylor

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A Collection of Psalms and Hymns, for Social and Private Worship #6

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A Selection of Hymns for Worship (2nd ed.) #43

Hymn Book for Sunday Schools #d10

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Hymns for Christian Devotion: especially adapted to the Universalist denomination #72

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Hymns for Christian Devotion: especially adapted to the Universalist denomination. (New ed.) #72

Hymns for the Vestry and the Fireside #d27

Psalms and Hymns, for Social and Private Worship #d40

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Selection of Hymns, for Public Worship designed to be used with Watts' #9

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