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Gird on thy sword, victorious Prince

Gird on thy sword, victorious Prince

Author: Isaac Watts
Tune: MEDFORD
Published in 12 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: Gird on thy sword, victorious Prince
Author: Isaac Watts

Timeline

Instances

Instances (1 - 12 of 12)Text InfoTune InfoTextScoreFlexScoreAudioPage Scan
Asaph: or, The Choir Book #d77
Carmina Sacra: or, Boston Collection of Church Music: comprising the most popular psalm and hymn tunes in eternal use together with a great variety of new tunes, chants, sentences, motetts... #85bPage Scan
Church Melodies, a Collection of Psalms, Hymns and Spiritual Songs #d291
Church Psalmody: a Collection of Psalms and Hymns adapted to public worship #P45.2Page Scan
Church Psalmody: a Collection of Psalms and Hymns Adapted to Public Worship #P45bPage Scan
Manual of Christian Psalmody: a collection of psalms and hymns for public worship #P45bPage Scan
Melodies of the Church: a collection of psalms and hymns adapted to publick and social worship, seasons of revival, monthly concerts of prayer, and various similar occasions... #d270
Psalms and Hymns: adapted to social, private and public worship in the Cumberland Presbyterian Chruch #P45bPage Scan
The Christian Psalmist: being a collection of psalms, hymns, and spiritual songs compiled from the most approved authors, and designed as a standard hymn book for public and social worship #P45bPage Scan
The Modern Psalmist #d72
The Psaltery #d66
The Thanksgiving #d60



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