How proud we are, how fond to show

How proud we are, how fond to show

Author: Isaac Watts
Published in 13 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 proud we are, how fond to show
Author: Isaac Watts

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Children's Praise #d51

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Hymns for the Use of Children #XXIV

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One Hundred Progressive Hymns #26

Songs for the Little Ones at Home #d74

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Sunday-School Hymns #221

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The American Baptist Sabbath-School Hymn-Book #420

The Baptist Sabbath School Hymn Book #d158

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The Child's Hymn Book #224

The Church Hymn Book #d408

Union Hymns. Rev. #d151

Union Hymns. Rev. #d157

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