Happy the Man Who Knows

Author: Thomas Cogswell Upham

Upham, Thomas Cogswell, D.D., was born at Durfield, New Haven, Jan. 30,1799, and educated at Dartmouth College (1818), and at Andover (1821). Having entered the Congregational Ministry he became Professor of Mental and Moral Philosophy at Bowdon College, in 1825, and retained the same to 1867. He died at New York, April 2, 1872. His publications were numerous and included Mental Philosophy (which was long and widely used); American Cottage Life; a volume of Poems, 1852, &c. Five of his hymns are given, with accompanying dates, in Hymns and Songs of Praise, &c, N. Y., 1874, as follows:— 1. Fear not, poor weary one. Help in Sorrow (1872). 2. Happy the man who knows. Obedience (1872). 3. 0 Thou great Ruler of the sky. Morning (1… Go to person page >

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GREENWOOD


SILVER STREET

Although this tune is widely attributed to Isaac Smith and was published in Smiths Collection of Psalm Tunes, London, ca. 1780, Smith does not claim to be the composer. The tune also appeared in other books of similar or earlier date. Southern Harmony, 1835 attributes the tune to J. Street. - From T…

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