Higher, higher we will [will we] climb

Higher, higher we will [will we] climb

Author: James Montgomery
Published in 10 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: Higher, higher we will [will we] climb
Author: James Montgomery

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Instances (1 - 10 of 10)Text InfoTune InfoTextScoreFlexScoreAudioPage Scan
Heart and Voice #d101
Heart and Voice #d102
Sunday School Harmonies No. 3 #d13
Sunday School Service Book and Hymnal #121Page Scan
The Carol #d78
The School Hymn Book #d26
The Sunday School Choir and Superintendent's Assistant: Consisting of Services, Prayers, and Lessons for the Opening of Sunday School #d56
The Sunny Side #d47
The Truth Seeker Collection of Forms, Hymns and Recitations, Original and Selected, for the Use of Liberals #d119
Young Singer's Friend: or, the Lee Avenue collection of hymns and songs, sacred and secular, suitable for Sabbath schools, social circles, children's meetings, concerts, anniversaries, etc. #s1Page Scan
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