How honored is the place

How honored is the place

Author: Isaac Watts
Tune: THATCHER
Published in 58 hymnals

Author: Isaac Watts

Isaac Watts was the son of a schoolmaster, and was born in Southampton, July 17, 1674. He is said to have shown remarkable precocity in childhood, beginning the study of Latin, in his fourth year, and writing respectable verses at the age of seven. At the age of sixteen, he went to London to study in the Academy of the Rev. Thomas Rowe, an Independent minister. In 1698, he became assistant minister of the Independent Church, Berry St., London. In 1702, he became pastor. In 1712, he accepted an invitation to visit Sir Thomas Abney, at his residence of Abney Park, and at Sir Thomas' pressing request, made it his home for the remainder of his life. It was a residence most favourable for his health, and for the prosecution of his literary… Go to person page >

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First Line: How honored is the place
Author: Isaac Watts

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A Collection of Hymns for the use of the Wesleyan Methodist Connection of America #d218

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A Collection of Hymns, for the use of the Wesleyan Methodist Connection of America. #428

Baptist Harmony #d103

Cantica Laudis: or, the American Book of Church Music #d120

Christian Work-songs #d63

Church Melodies, a Collection of Psalms, Hymns and Spiritual Songs #d439

Compilation of Hymns for the Use of the Churches of the Christian Union #d303

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Hymn Book of the Methodist Protestant Church #192

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Hymn Book of the Methodist Protestant Church. (11th ed.) #192

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Hymn Book of the Methodist Protestant Church. (2nd ed.) #244

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Hymn book of the Methodist Protestant Church. (4th ed.) #244

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Hymns for Christian Devotion: especially adapted to the Universalist denomination #654

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Hymns for Christian Devotion: especially adapted to the Universalist denomination. (New ed.) #654

Hymns for the Use of the Brethren in Christ #d193

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New Christian Hymn and Tune Book #354

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On Wings of Song #125

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Psalms, Hymns and Spiritual Songs, Original and Selected. (14th stereotype ed.) #183

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Psalms, Hymns and Spiritual Songs, Original and Selected. (7th ed.) #S75

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Sacred Poetry #210

Songs for the New Life #d244

The American Tune Book (Carmina Sacra, enlarged) #d152

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The Baptist Hymn and Tune Book for Public Worship #737

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The Baptist Hymn and Tune Book, for Public Worship #263.737

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The Baptist Hymn Book #737

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The Baptist Psalmody: a selection of hymns for the worship of God #973

The Book of Praise: or, Hymns for Public and Social Worship #d300

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The Canadian Baptist Hymn Book #493

The Christian Hymnal #d284

The Christian Hymnist #d214

The Church and School #d78

The Church Hymn Book #d397

The Church-Book #d164

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The Psalmody: a collection of hymns for public and social worship #472

The Southern Psalmist #d326

The Southern Psalmist. New ed. #d339

The Thanksgiving #d93

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