How lovely and how fair

How lovely and how fair

Author: James Montgomery
Published in 9 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: How lovely and how fair
Author: James Montgomery

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Christian Psalms and Hymns to Aid in Public and Private Devotion #d379

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Church Psalmist #P84g

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Church Psalmist #P84g

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Church Psalmist #P84g

Harmonia Sacra, being a Compilation of Church Music. 10th ed #d137

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Psalms and Hymns and Spiritual Songs #144

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Temple Melodies #308

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The Christian Psalmist; or, Watts' Psalms and Hymns #P84e

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The Social and Sabbath School Hymn-Book. (5th ed.) #223

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