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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Author: Isaac Watts



Instances (1 - 21 of 21)

A Collection of Hymns and Sacred Songs. 19th ed. #d115

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

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Hymns for Social Meetings #83

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Plymouth Collection of Hymns and Tunes; for the use of Christian Congregations #1221

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

The Halifax Selection of Hymns: intended as a Supplement to Dr. Watts' Psalms and Hymns #d111

Village Hymns #d140

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Village hymns for social worship, selected and original: designed as a supplement to Dr. Watts's Psalms and hymns (Stereotyped ed.) #537

Virginia Selection of Psalms #d118

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