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Blest, who with generous pity glows

Blest, who with generous pity glows

Author: James Merrick
Published in 26 hymnals

Representative Text

1 Blest who with generous pity glows,
Who learns to feel another's woes;
Bows to the poor man's wants his ear,
And wipes the helpless orphan's tear:
In every want, in every woe,
Himself thy pity, Lord, shall know.

2 Thy love his life shall guard--thy hand
Give to his lot the chosen land;
Nor leave him, in the dreadful day,
To unrelenting foes a prey.
In sickness thou shalt raise his head,
And make with tenderest care his bed.

Source: The Voice of Praise: a collection of hymns for the use of the Methodist Church #758

Author: James Merrick

Merrick, James , M.A., was born in 1720, and educated at Oxford, where he became a Fellow of Trinity College. He entered Holy Orders, but his health would not admit of parish work. He died at Reading, 1769. His publications include:— (1) Messiah, a Divine Essay. Humbly dedicated to the Reverend the Vice-Chancellor of the University of Oxford and the Visitors of the Free School in Reading. By James Merrick, Ætat. 14, Senior Scholar of the School at their last Terminal Visitation, the 7th of October, 1734. Reading. (2) The Destruction of Troy. Translated from the Greek of Tryphiodorus into English Verse, with Notes, &c. 1742. (3) Poems on Sacred Subjects. Oxford . 1763. (4) The Psalms of David Translated or Paraphrased in English Verse… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Blest, who with generous pity glows
Author: James Merrick
Copyright: Public Domain

Timeline

Instances

Instances (1 - 26 of 26)
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Baptist Chorals #305

Cantica Laudis #d41

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Church Choral-Book #140

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Church Harmonies #882

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Church Psalmody #P41.1

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Church Psalmody #P41a

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Evangelical Musick #150a

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Hymns for Christian Devotion #780

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Hymns for Christian Devotion #780

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Hymns of the "Jubilee Harp" #a126

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Manual of Christian Psalmody #P41a

Prayers and Hymns for the Church and the Home #d64

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Psalms and Hymns #P41a

Psalms in Metre and Hymns Selected for the Use of the Parish Church of Boston #d9

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Songs for Social and Public Worship #110

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The Baptist Psalmody #601

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The Choir #72

The Christian Lyre #d49

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The Congregational Hymn Book #531

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The Jubilee Harp #126

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The Key-Stone Collection of Church Music #104

The Modern Psalmist #d37

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The New Congregational Hymn and Tune Book, for Public, Social and Private Worship #171

The Psaltery #d31

The Vestry Hymn Book #d51

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The Voice of Praise #758

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