Attend, O earth, when God declares

Attend, O earth, when God declares

Author: Nahum Tate
Published in 11 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
Church Psalmody: a Collection of Psalms and Hymns adapted to public worship #P2.2Page Scan
Church Psalmody: a Collection of Psalms and Hymns Adapted to Public Worship #P2bPage Scan
Manual of Christian Psalmody: a collection of psalms and hymns for public worship #P2bPage Scan
Melodies of the Church: a collection of psalms and hymns adapted to publick and social worship, seasons of revival, monthly concerts of prayer, and various similar occasions... #d77
Psalms and Hymns: adapted to social, private and public worship in the Cumberland Presbyterian Chruch #P2bPage Scan
Sacred poetry: consisting of psalms and hymns adapted to Christian devotion in publick & private. New ed. #d29
Sacred Poetry: Consisting of Psalms and Hymns, adapted to Christian Devotion, in Publick and Private. New Ed. #d29
Sacred Poetry: consisting of psalms and hymns, adapted to Christian devotion, in public and private, selected from the best authors, with variations and additions #IIaPage Scan
The Christian Psalmist: being a collection of psalms, hymns, and spiritual songs compiled from the most approved authors, and designed as a standard hymn book for public and social worship #P2Page Scan
The Congregational Hymn Book: for the service of the sanctuary #823Page Scan
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