Back with humble shame we look

Back with humble shame we look

Author: Isaac Watts
Published in 22 hymnals

Author: Isaac Watts

Isaac Watts was the son of a schoolmaster, and was born in Southampton, July 17, 1674. He is said to have shown remarkable precocity in childhood, beginning the study of Latin, in his fourth year, and writing respectable verses at the age of seven. At the age of sixteen, he went to London to study in the Academy of the Rev. Thomas Rowe, an Independent minister. In 1698, he became assistant minister of the Independent Church, Berry St., London. In 1702, he became pastor. In 1712, he accepted an invitation to visit Sir Thomas Abney, at his residence of Abney Park, and at Sir Thomas' pressing request, made it his home for the remainder of his life. It was a residence most favourable for his health, and for the prosecution of his literary… Go to person page >

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Author: Isaac Watts



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A Select Verse System for the Use of Individuals, Families, and Schools #12

Chapel Hymns #d52

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Church Pastorals, hymns and tunes for public and social worship #751

Hymns and Spiritual Songs, Selected and Original. 7th ed. #d33

Hymns Selected #d18

Hymns Selected from Dr. Watts, Dr. Doddridge and Various Other Writers #d17

Parish Psalmody #d59

Parish Psalmody #d61

Psalms and Hymns for Public worship, Containing All the Psalms and Hymns of Dr. Watts ... #d53

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Psalms and Hymns, for Christian Use and Worship #H213

The Baptist Hymn Book, in Two Parts #d48

The Church Hymn Book #d72

The Psalms of David ... New ed. #d19

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