Attend, O earth, when God declares

Attend, O earth, when God declares

Author: Nahum Tate
Published in 12 hymnals

Author: Nahum Tate

Nahum Tate was born in Dublin and graduated from Trinity College, Dublin, B.A. 1672. He lacked great talent but wrote much for the stage, adapting other men's work, really successful only in a version of King Lear. Although he collaborated with Dryden on several occasions, he was never fully in step with the intellectual life of his times, and spent most of his life in a futile pursuit of popular favor. Nonetheless, he was appointed poet laureate in 1692 and royal historiographer in 1702. He is now known only for the New Version of the Psalms of David, 1696, which he produced in collaboration with Nicholas Brady. Poverty stricken throughout much of his life, he died in the Mint at Southwark, where he had taken refuge from his creditors… Go to person page >

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First Line: Attend, O earth, when God declares
Author: Nahum Tate

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Church Melodies, a Collection of Psalms, Hymns and Spiritual Songs #d79

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Church Psalmody #P2.2

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Church Psalmody #P2b

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Manual of Christian Psalmody #P2b

Melodies of the Church #d77

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Psalms and Hymns #P2b

Sacred poetry #d29

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Sacred Poetry #aIIa

Sacred Poetry #d29

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Sacred Poetry #IIa

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The Christian Psalmist #P2

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The Congregational Hymn Book #823

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