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He shall come down like showers

He shall come down like showers

Author: James Montgomery
Published in 6 hymnals

Author: James Montgomery

Montgomery, James, son of John Montgomery, a Moravian minister, was born at Irvine, Ayrshire, Nov. 4, 1771. In 1776 he removed with his parents to the Moravian Settlement at Gracehill, near Ballymena, county of Antrim. Two years after he was sent to the Fulneck Seminary, Yorkshire. He left Fulneck in 1787, and entered a retail shop at Mirfield, near Wakefield. Soon tiring of that he entered upon a similar situation at Wath, near Rotherham, only to find it quite as unsuitable to his taste as the former. A journey to London, with the hope of finding a publisher for his youthful poems ended in failure; and in 1792 he was glad to leave Wath for Shefield to join Mr. Gales, an auctioneer, bookseller, and printer of the Sheffield Register newspap… Go to person page >

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First Line: He shall come down like showers
Author: James Montgomery

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A Select Verse System for the Use of Individuals, Families, and Schools #114

Chapel and Family Hymn Book #d52

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Popular Hymns Number 2 #123

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The New Laudes Domini #1125

Warrior Songs for the White Cavalry. 2nd ed. #d75

Warrior Songs for the White Cavalry. 3rd ed. #d92

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