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Farewell, vain world, your charms I bid adieu

Farewell, vain world, your charms I bid adieu

Author: J. G. C. Brainard
Published in 6 hymnals

Author: J. G. C. Brainard

Brainard, John Gardiner Calkins, born at New London, Connecticut, 1791, and died at Hartford, in 1823. He was educated at Yale College, and for some time practised law at Middleton, Connecticut. He also edited a paper at Hartford. His Poems appeared in 1825, 1832, and 1842. The hymn by which he is best known:—"To Thee, O God, the Shepherd Kings," was published in the Congregational Psalms and Hymns for Christian use and Worship, prepared, &c, by the General Association of Connecticut, 1845, No. 645, in 6 stanzas of 4 lines, and headed "An agricultural hymn." [Rev. F. M. Bird, M.A.] -- John Julian, Dictionary of Hymnology (1907)  Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Farewell, vain world, your charms I bid adieu
Author: J. G. C. Brainard

Timeline

Instances

Instances (1 - 6 of 6)Text InfoTune InfoTextScoreFlexScoreAudioPage Scan
A Choice Selection of Hymns and Spiritual Songs: designed for the use of the pious #XXPage Scan
A New Selection of Nearly Eight Hundred Evangelical Hymns, from More than 200 Authors in England, Scotland, Ireland, & America, including a great number of originals, alphabetically arranged #656Page Scan
A New Selection of Seven Hundred Evangelical Hymns ... intended as a Supplement to Dr. Watts's Psalms and Tunes #656Page Scan
A Selection of Hymns, from the Best Authors, Designed as a Supplement to Dr. Watts' Psalms and Hymns #d160
Seamen's Devotional Assistant and Mariners' Hymns (American Seamen's Friend Society) #d114
Seamen's Devotional Assistant, and Mariners' Hymns; prepared under direction of the American Seamen's Friend Society #141Page Scan
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