Mortals, can you refrain your tongue, when nature all around

Mortals, can you refrain your tongue, when nature all around

Author: Isaac Watts
Published in 3 hymnals

Author: Isaac Watts

Isaac Watts was the son of a schoolmaster, and was born in Southampton, July 17, 1674. He is said to have shown remarkable precocity in childhood, beginning the study of Latin, in his fourth year, and writing respectable verses at the age of seven. At the age of sixteen, he went to London to study in the Academy of the Rev. Thomas Rowe, an Independent minister. In 1698, he became assistant minister of the Independent Church, Berry St., London. In 1702, he became pastor. In 1712, he accepted an invitation to visit Sir Thomas Abney, at his residence of Abney Park, and at Sir Thomas' pressing request, made it his home for the remainder of his life. It was a residence most favourable for his health, and for the prosecution of his literary… Go to person page >

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First Line: Mortals, can you refrain your tongue, when nature all around
Author: Isaac Watts

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Cole's Pocket Edition of Psalm and Hymn Tunes, Containing Most of the Tunes Used in Different Churches #d84
The Columbian Repository: or, Sacred Harmony: selected from European and American authors with many new tunes not before published #360Page Scan
The Psalmodist: a Choice Collection of Psalm and Hymn Tunes #d135
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