Love is the sweetest bud that blows

Love is the sweetest bud that blows

Author: Joseph Swain
Published in 13 hymnals

Author: Joseph Swain

Swain, Joseph, was born at Birmingham in 1761, and after being apprenticed to an engraver, removed to London. After a time he became a decided Christian, and being of an emotional poetic temperament, began to give expression to his new thoughts and feelings in hymns. In 1783 he was baptized by the Rev. Dr. Rippon, and in 1791 became minister of a Baptist congregation in East Street, Walworth. After a short but popular and very useful ministry, he died April 16, 1796 Swain published the following:— (1) A Collection of Poems on Several Occasions, London, 1781; (2) Redemption, a Poem in five Books, London, 1789; (3) Experimental Essays on Divine Subjects, London, 1791; (4) Walworth Hymns, by J. Swain, Pastor of the Baptist Church Meeting… Go to person page >

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First Line: Love is the sweetest bud that blows
Author: Joseph Swain

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Instances (1 - 13 of 13)Text InfoTune InfoTextScoreFlexScoreAudioPage Scan
A Baptist Hymn Book, Designed Especially for the Regular Baptist Church and All Lovers of Truth #d492
A Choice Selection of Hymns and Spiritual Songs for the use of the Baptist Church and all lovers of song #399Page Scan
A Collection of Hymns and Sacred Songs. 19th ed. #d275
A New and Choice Selection of Hymns and Spiritual Songs for the Use of the Regular Baptist Church. 10th ed. #d315
Dupuy's Hymns and Spiritual Songs (Rev. corr. and enl.) #248Page Scan
Hymns and Spiritual Songs, Selected and Original. 7th ed. #d271
Hymns, Psalms, and Spiritual Songs, including Some Never Before in Print #d206
Original and Selected Reformation Hymns ... dedicated to the Twelve Tribes of the Lord's Modern Israel #d58
Our Favorite Hymnal #d180
The Baptist Hymn Book: original and selected: in two parts #B27Page Scan
The Bible Hymn Book #d147
The Christian Psalmist #d422
The Good Old Songs #d346
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