Backward with humble shame we look. I. Watts. [The Fall and the Redemption.] First published in his Hymns and Spiritual Songs, 1707, Bk. i., No. 57, in 8 stanzas of 4 1ines, and again in later editions of the same. Its use, and that in an abbreviated form, is very limited.
-- John Julian, Dictionary of Hymnology (1907)