Lord, in these dark and dismal days

Lord, in these dark and dismal days

Author: Timothy Dwight
Published in 18 hymnals

Author: Timothy Dwight

Dwight, Timothy, D.D. This is the most important name in early American hymnology, as it is also one of the most illustrious in American literature and education. He was born at Northampton, Massachusetts, May 14, 1752, and graduated at Yale College, 1769; was a tutor there from 1771 to 1777. He then became for a short time a chaplain in the United States Army, but passed on in 1783 to Fairfield, Connecticut, where he held a pastorate, and taught in an Academy, till his appointment, in 1795, as President of Yale College. His works are well known, and need no enumeration. He died at New Haven, Jan. 11, 1817. In 1797 the General Association of Connecticut, being dissatisfied with Joel Barlow's 1785 revision of Watts, requested Dwight to do th… Go to person page >

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Author: Timothy Dwight

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A Selection of Hymns: designed as a supplement to the "psalms and hymns" of the Presbyterian church #358

Chapel Hymns #d323

Compilation of Hymns for the Use of the Churches of the Christian Union #d425

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Hymn Book of the Methodist Protestant Church #463

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Hymn Book of the Methodist Protestant Church. (11th ed.) #463

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Hymn Book of the Methodist Protestant Church. (2nd ed.) #484

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Hymn book of the Methodist Protestant Church. (4th ed.) #484

Parish Psalmody #d433

Parish Psalmody #d445

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Psalms and Hymns, for Christian Use and Worship #H569

The Psalms of David ... New ed. #d127

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