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Come unto me, all ye who groan

Come unto me, all ye who groan

Author: Hugh Blair
Tune: ST. BERNARD (Tochter Sion)
Published in 5 hymnals

Author: Hugh Blair

Blair, Hugh, D.D., eldest son of John Blair, merchant. Edinburgh, was born at Edinburgh, April 7, 1718. In 1730 he entered the University of Edinburgh, where he graduated M.A. in 1739. In 1742 he was ordained parish minister of Collessie, in Fife, became, in 1743, second minister of the Canongate, Edinburgh, in 1754 minister of Lady Yester's, and in 1758 joint minister of the High Church (now styled St. Giles's Cathedral). In 1762, while still retaining his pastoral charge, he was appointed the first Professor of Rhetoric in the University of Edinburgh—a chair founded for him. He received the degree of D.D. from the University of St. Andrews, in 1757. He died in Edinburgh, Dec. 27, 1800. In 1744 Dr. Blair was appointed a member of the C… Go to person page >

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First Line: Come unto me, all ye who groan
Author: Hugh Blair
Copyright: Public Domain

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The Choice #H225

The Choice #H225

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The Presbyterian Book of Praise #139

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The Presbyterian Book of Praise #139

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