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Let such as feel oppression's load [rod]

Let such as feel oppression's load [rod]

Author: John Logan
Tune: DOWNS (Mason)
Published in 11 hymnals

Author: John Logan

Logan, John, son of a farmer, born at Fala, Midlothian, 1748, and educated at Edinburgh University, in due course entering the ministry of the Church of Scotland and becoming the minister of South Leith in 1770. During the time he held this charge he delivered a course of lectures on philosophy and history with much success. While he was thus engaged, the chair of Universal History in the University became vacant; but as a candidate he was unsuccessful. A tragedy, entitled Runnamede, followed. He offered it to the manager of Covent Garden Theatre, but it was interdicted by the Lord Chamberlain "upon suspicion of having a seditious tendency." It was subsequently acted in Edinburgh. In 1775 he formed one of the Committee by whom the Translati… Go to person page >

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First Line: Let such as feel oppression's load [rod]
Author: John Logan

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Instances (1 - 11 of 11)

A Collection of Hymns for Public and Private Worship approved by the Presbytery of Charleston #d95

National Hymns #d74

Spiritual Songs of the First National Association of Spiritualists #d58

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The Liberal Hymn Book #120

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The New Shining Star #107a

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The Service Hymnal with an introductory service #97

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The Shining Star #45a

The Sunday School Banner #d81

The Truth Seeker Collection of Forms, Hymns and Recitations, Original and Selected, for the Use of Liberals #d189

Worship in the School Room #d92

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Worship in the School Room #449

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