Lord, let me know mine end, My days how brief their date

Lord, let me know mine end, My days how brief their date

Author: James Montgomery
Published in 37 hymnals

Author: James Montgomery

Montgomery, James, son of John Montgomery, a Moravian minister, was born at Irvine, Ayrshire, Nov. 4, 1771. In 1776 he removed with his parents to the Moravian Settlement at Gracehill, near Ballymena, county of Antrim. Two years after he was sent to the Fulneck Seminary, Yorkshire. He left Fulneck in 1787, and entered a retail shop at Mirfield, near Wakefield. Soon tiring of that he entered upon a similar situation at Wath, near Rotherham, only to find it quite as unsuitable to his taste as the former. A journey to London, with the hope of finding a publisher for his youthful poems ended in failure; and in 1792 he was glad to leave Wath for Shefield to join Mr. Gales, an auctioneer, bookseller, and printer of the Sheffield Register newspap… Go to person page >

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First Line: Lord, let me know mine end, My days how brief their date
Author: James Montgomery

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Church Pastorals, hymns and tunes for public and social worship #856

Family and Social Melodies #d204

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Hymn-Book of the Evangelical Association #795

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Hymnal Companion to the Prayer Book: with accompanying tunes #C100

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Hymnal Companion to the Prayer Book: with accompanying tunes #C101

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Hymnal Companion to the Prayer Book: with accompanying tunes #C102

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Hymnal Companion to the Prayer Book: with accompanying tunes #C103

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Hymnal of the Methodist Episcopal Church #959

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Hymnal of the Methodist Episcopal Church #959

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Hymns and Songs of Praise for Public and Social Worship #1269

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Hymns for the Use of the Methodist Episcopal Church. Rev. ed. #1061

Hymns, Selected from Various Authors, for the Use of the Unitarian Church in Washington #d84

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Offices of Worship and Hymns: with tunes, 3rd ed., revised and enlarged #1368

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Plymouth Collection of Hymns and Tunes; for the use of Christian Congregations #1148

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Psalms and Hymns, for Christian Use and Worship #P39.5

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Songs of the Church: or, hymns and tunes for Christian worship #787

The Book of Worship #d296

The Evangelical Hymn and Tune Book #d423

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The Liturgy and Hymns of the American Province of the Unitas Fratrum #868

The Saints' Harp #d516

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