Lord, look upon a little child

Author: John Buckworth

Buckworth, John, born at Colsterworth, Lincolnshire, Jan, 16, 1779, and died April 2, 1835. On taking Holy Orders he became Curate of Dowsbury, and subsequently Vicar of the same parish. He published Hymns for Sunday Schools (3rd edition 1814, 10th edition 1830). This collection of 100 hymns contained a few originals by Buckworth. Of those hymns, most of which are from the 3rd edition 1814, the following are still in common use:— 1. Assembled in our school to-day. Opening of a Sunday School. This hymn has long been regarded, both in Great Britain and America, as anonymous. 2. Children of God, 0 blessed name. Adoption. In several collections, including the Leeds Sunday School Hymn Book, 1833 to 1865; Common Praise, 1879, an… Go to person page >

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First Line: Lord, look upon a little child
Author: John Buckworth
Language: English
Copyright: Public Domain



TALLIS CANON is one of nine tunes Thomas Tallis (PHH 62) contributed to Matthew Parker's Psalter (around 1561). There it was used as a setting for Psalm 67. In the original tune the melody began in the tenor, followed by the soprano, and featured repeated phrases. Thomas Ravenscroft (PHH 59) publish…

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Instances (1 - 13 of 13)

Children's Hosannas #d69

Hymns and Poetry for the Young #d71

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Hymns for Sunday Schools, Youth and Children #159

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Hymns for Sunday Schools, Youth, and Children #159

Hymns for the use of Sabbath schools in Connection with the Canada Presbyterian Church #d37

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Sabbath-School Hymn-Book #96

Songs of Praise for Sabbath Schools and Families. New ed. #d43

Sunday School Harmonist #d11

The Bible Hymn Book #d144

The Child's Prayer and Hymn Book #d26

The Children's Hymnal #66

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The Church School Hymnal with Tunes #66

The Village Hymn book #d165

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