Give me a draught from the crystal spring

Give me a draught from the crystal spring

Author: Thomas Hastings
Published in 14 hymnals

Author: Thomas Hastings

Hastings, Thomas, MUS. DOC., son of Dr. Seth Hastings, was born at Washington, Lichfield County, Connecticut, October 15, 1784. In 1786, his father moved to Clinton, Oneida Co., N. Y. There, amid rough frontier life, his opportunities for education were small; but at an early age he developed a taste for music, and began teaching it in 1806. Seeking a wider field, he went, in 1817, to Troy, then to Albany, and in 1823 to Utica, where he conducted a religious journal, in which he advocated his special views on church music. In 1832 he was called to New York to assume the charge of several Church Choirs, and there his last forty years were spent in great and increasing usefulness and repute. He died at New York, May 15, 1872. His aim was the… Go to person page >

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First Line: Give me a draught from the crystal spring
Author: Thomas Hastings

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Pure Light #d33

Songlets for Sabbath School and Home #d5

Songs of Gratitude #d24

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Songs of Gratitude, a Collection of New Songs for Sunday Schools and Worshiping Assemblies #120

Songs of Joy #d28

Sunday School Hymn Book #d116

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Sunday-School Hymns #313

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Temperance Jewels #69

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The American School Hymn Book #CIII

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The American School Hymn Book. (New ed.) #CIII

The Sabbath School Hymn Book #d68

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