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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A Collection of Hymns and Sacred Songs. 19th ed. #d275

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Dupuy's Hymns and Spiritual Songs (Rev. corr. and enl.) #248

Hymns and Spiritual Songs, Selected and Original. 7th ed. #d271

Hymns, Psalms, and Spiritual Songs, including Some Never Before in Print #d206

Our Favorite Hymnal #d180

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The Baptist Hymn Book: original and selected: in two parts #B27

The Bible Hymn Book #d147

The Christian Psalmist #d422

The Good Old Songs #d346

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