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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Hymns for Children and Young Persons. First Am. from the London ed. #d73

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Hymns for Christian Melody #450

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

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The Baptist Hymn Book: original and selected: in two parts #754

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The Psalmody: a collection of hymns for public and social worship #586

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