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I may not scorn the meanest thing

I may not scorn the meanest thing

Author: Robert Nicoll
Published in 11 hymnals

Author: Robert Nicoll

Nicoll, Robert, was born Jan. 7, 1814, at Auchtergaven, Perthshire. At the age of 13 he began to write verse. In 1835 he opened a circulating library in Dundee, and in the following year he became the editor of the Leeds Times. This he retained for a short time only. Broken in health through taxing his strength too much, he died in 1837, He was a successful writer, and is often referred to as "a second Burns." His Poems and Lyrics were published in 1835; 2nd ed., with numerous additions and Memoir, 1842; 3rd ed. 1852. From these Poems the following pieces are taken:— 1. An offering to the shrine of power. The Reformers. 2. I may not scorn the meanest thing. Humility. This and No. 1 date 1835. 3. Lord, from Thy blessed throne,… Go to person page >

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First Line: I may not scorn the meanest thing
Author: Robert Nicoll

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Church Harmonies #911

Grammar School Hymn Book #d122

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Hymns for Christian Devotion #820

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Hymns for Christian Devotion #820

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Hymns for Public Worship #587

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Hymns for the Church of Christ (3rd thousand) #484

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Hymns for the Church of Christ. (6th thousand) #484

Prayers and Hymns for the Church and the Home #d295

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The Disciples' Hymn Book #350

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The Gospel Psalmist #782

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The School Hymn-Book #307

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