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Higher, higher we will [will we] climb

Higher, higher we will [will we] climb

Author: James Montgomery
Published in 12 hymnals

Author: James Montgomery

James Montgomery (b. Irvine, Ayrshire, Scotland, 1771; d. Sheffield, Yorkshire, England, 1854), the son of Moravian parents who died on a West Indies mission field while he was in boarding school, Montgomery inherited a strong religious bent, a passion for missions, and an independent mind. He was editor of the Sheffield Iris (1796-1827), a newspaper that sometimes espoused radical causes. Montgomery was imprisoned briefly when he printed a song that celebrated the fall of the Bastille and again when he described a riot in Sheffield that reflected unfavorably on a military commander. He also protested against slavery, the lot of boy chimney sweeps, and lotteries. Associated with Christians of various persuasions, Montgomery supported missio… Go to person page >

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First Line: Higher, higher we will [will we] climb
Author: James Montgomery
Copyright: Public Domain



Instances (1 - 12 of 12)
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A Book of Song and Service #133

Heart and Voice #d101

Heart and Voice #d102

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Heart and Voice #137

Sunday School Harmonies No. 3 #d13

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Sunday School Service Book and Hymnal #121

The Carol #d78

The School Hymn Book #d26

The Sunday School Choir and Superintendent's Assistant #d56

The Sunny Side #d47

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Young Singer's Friend #s1

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