How blest are they whose transient years

How blest are they whose transient years

Author: Andrews Norton
Published in 11 hymnals

Author: Andrews Norton

Norton, Andrews, D.D., son of Samuel Norton, was born at Higham, Massachusetts, Dec. 31, 1786, and was educated at Higham, and at Harvard College. After being engaged there for a short time as a tutor, he was appointed Librarian, and subsequently Lecturer on Biblical Criticism, as successor to Dr. Channing. When the Theological School was opened in 1819 he became Dexter Professor of Literature. This position he held until 1830. He died at Newport, Rhode Island, Sept. 18, 1853. He was for some time editor of the General Repository and Review, and published several prose works, one of the most extensive being The Genuineness of the Gospels, in 4 volumes. His hymns are few in number, and are mainly meditations in verse. They were contributed t… Go to person page >

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First Line: How blest are they whose transient years
Author: Andrews Norton

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A Collection of Hymns #448

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Christian Hymn and Tune Book, for use in Churches, and for Social and Family Devotions #588

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New Christian Hymn and Tune Book #156

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New Christian Hymn and Tune Book #156

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Plymouth Collection #a1094

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Plymouth Collection of Hymns and Tunes; for the use of Christian Congregations #1094

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The Baptist Hymn and Tune Book #1094

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The Christian Hymn Book #1042

The Christian Hymnal #d270

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The Christian Hymnal #707

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The Christian hymnal #211

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