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Lord, thy pervading knowledge strikes

Lord, thy pervading knowledge strikes

Author: Thomas Blacklock
Published in 5 hymnals

Author: Thomas Blacklock

Blacklock, Thomas, D.D., born at Annan, Dumfriesshire, November 10, 1721. He studied at the University of Edinburgh, and was, in 1759, licensed to preach. In 1762 he was ordained pariah minister of Kirkcudbright, but, on account of his blindness, had to resign and retire on an annuity. He went to Edinburgh and there received as boarders University students and boys attending school. In 1767 he received the degree of D.D. from the University of Aberdeen (Marischal College). He was one of the earliest and most helpful literary friends of Robert Burns. He died at Edinburgh July 7, 1791. His Poems were often printed—in 1756 at London, with a Memoir by the Rev. Joseph Spence, Professor of Poetry at Oxford; in 1793, at Edinburgh, with a Memoir… Go to person page >

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First Line: Lord, thy pervading knowledge strikes
Author: Thomas Blacklock
Copyright: Public Domain

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A Selection of Hymns from the Best Authors. #28

A Selection of Hymns, from Various Authors #d234

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The Psalms and Hymns of Dr. Watts #747

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