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Farewell, dear friends, a short farewell

Farewell, dear friends, a short farewell

Author: Isaac Watts
Published in 21 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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First Line: Farewell, dear friends, a short farewell
Author: Isaac Watts

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Instances

Instances (1 - 21 of 21)Text InfoTune InfoTextScoreFlexScoreAudioPage Scan
A Collection of Hymns and Sacred Songs. 19th ed. #d115
A Collection of Psalms, Hymns and Spiritual Songs; suited to the various kinds of Christian worship; and especially designed for and adapted to the Fraternity of the Brethren... #589Page Scan
A Collection of Spiritual Hymns: adapted to the Various Kinds of Christian Worship, and especially designed for the use of the Brethren in Christ. 2nd ed. #424Page Scan
A New Selection of Psalms and Hymns from the Most Approved Authors, Adapted to Public and Private Worship. 2nd ed. #d132
Christian Psalms and Hymns to Aid in Public and Private Devotion #d224
Family Hymns #d64
Hymns for Social Meetings #83Page Scan
Plymouth Collection of Hymns and Tunes; for the use of Christian Congregations #1221Page Scan
Prayer Meeting, Revival, and Union Hymns #d16
Songs of Zion #d42
Songs of Zion. 8th ed. #d33
Spiritual Songs and Hymns, for Use in All Gospel Services #d110
Supplement to Watts: a Selection of More than Five Hundred Hymns, from the Most Approved Authors on a Great Variety of Subjects ... #d116
The Baptist Hymn and Tune Book: being "The Plymouth Collection" enlarged and adapted to the use of Baptist churches #1221Page Scan
The Halifax Selection of Hymns: intended as a Supplement to Dr. Watts' Psalms and Hymns #d111
The Virginia Selection of Psalms and Hymns and Spiritual Songs: from the most approved authors; adapted to the various occasions of public and social meetings (New Ed. Enl. and Imp.) #673Page Scan
Village Hymns #d140
Village hymns for social worship, selected and original: designed as a supplement to Dr. Watts's Psalms and hymns (2nd ed.) #537Page Scan
Village hymns for social worship, selected and original: designed as a supplement to Dr. Watts's Psalms and hymns (Stereotyped ed.) #537Page Scan
Village Hymns for Social Worship, Selected and Original: designed as a supplement to the Psalms and Hymns of Dr. Watts (6th ed.) #537Page Scan
Virginia Selection of Psalms #d118



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