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Beware of Peter's word

Beware of Peter's word

Author: William Cowper
Published in 13 hymnals

Author: William Cowper

Cowper, William, the poet. The leading events in the life of Cowper are: born in his father's rectory, Berkhampstead, Nov. 26, 1731; educated at Westminster; called to the Bar, 1754; madness, 1763; residence at Huntingdon, 1765; removal to Olney, 1768; to Weston, 1786; to East Dereham, 1795; death there, April 25, 1800. The simple life of Cowper, marked chiefly by its innocent recreations and tender friendships, was in reality a tragedy. His mother, whom he commemorated in the exquisite "Lines on her picture," a vivid delineation of his childhood, written in his 60th year, died when he was six years old. At his first school he was profoundly wretched, but happier at Westminster; excelling at cricket and football, and numbering Warren Hasti… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Beware of Peter's word
Author: William Cowper
Refrain First Line: But, Grant I never may

Timeline

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Instances (1 - 13 of 13)
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A Collection of Hymns #211

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Evangelical Hymns #194

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Hymns for Church and Home #202

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Hymns for Social Worship #221

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New Union Hymns #254

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Parish Hymns #388

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Praise Book #91

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The Social and Sabbath School Hymn-Book. (5th ed.) #280

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The Sweet Singer #105

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Village hymns for social worship, selected and original #409

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Village hymns for social worship, selected and original #409

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Village Hymns for Social Worship, Selected and Original #409

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