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Is it a thing of good report

Is it a thing of good report

Author: Isaac Watts
Tune: HEBRON (Mason)
Published in 14 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: Is it a thing of good report
Author: Isaac Watts

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Instances (1 - 14 of 14)Text InfoTune InfoTextScoreFlexScoreAudioPage Scan
A Collection of Hymns, More Particularly Designed for the Use of the West Society in Boston. (2nd ed. with Additions) #LVIPage Scan
Additional Hymns, Adopted by the General Synod of the Reformed Protestant Dutch Church in North America, at their Session, June 1846, and authorized to be used in the churches under their care #145Page Scan
Hymns for Children and Young Persons. First Am. from the London ed. #d73
Hymns for Christian Melody #450Page Scan
Selection of Hymns for the Sunday School Union of the Methodist Episcopal Church #125Page Scan
Selection of Hymns for the Sunday School Union of the Methodist Episcopal Church #170Page Scan
Spiritual Melodies #d167
Spiritual Melodies. Enl. & impr. ed. #d190
The American Seaman's Hymn Book: a Collection of Sacred Songs for the Use of Mariners #d109
The Baptist Hymn Book: original and selected: in two parts #754Page Scan
The Child's Pocket Companion, Being a Selection of Choice Hymns for Sabbath School, with an Analysis to Most of Them #d39
The Psalmody: a collection of hymns for public and social worship #586Page Scan
The Psalms and Hymns, with the Doctrinal Standards and Liturgy of the Reformed Protestant Dutch Church in North America #H429Page Scan
Worship in the School Room: a manual of devotion intended especially for the school, also adapted to the family #419Page Scan
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