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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Heart and Voice #d101

Heart and Voice #d102

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 Sunny Side #d47

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