My hiding place my refuge tower

My hiding place my refuge tower

Author: Isaac Watts
Published in 13 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: My hiding place my refuge tower
Author: Isaac Watts


My Hiding-place, my Refuge Tower . Part of "Begin, my tongue, some heavenly theme," p. 126, ii. --John Julian, Dictionary of Hymnology, Appendix, Part II (1907)



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Cantica Laudis: or, the American Book of Church Music #d190
Church Melodies, a Collection of Psalms, Hymns and Spiritual Songs #d687
Church Psalmody: a Collection of Psalms and Hymns adapted to public worship #P119.16Page Scan
Church Psalmody: a Collection of Psalms and Hymns Adapted to Public Worship #P119qPage Scan
Manual of Christian Psalmody: a collection of psalms and hymns for public worship #P119pPage Scan
Melodies of the Church: a collection of psalms and hymns adapted to publick and social worship, seasons of revival, monthly concerts of prayer, and various similar occasions... #d655
Psalms and Hymns: adapted to social, private and public worship in the Cumberland Presbyterian Chruch #P119pPage Scan
The Modern Psalmist #d184
The Mozart Collection of Sacred Music: containing melodies, chorals, anthems and chants, harmonized in four parts; together with the celebrated Christus and Miserere by ZIngarelli #97Page Scan
The National Psalmist #d113
The Praise #d164
The Psaltery #d173
The Thanksgiving #d145
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