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My Savior, whom absent I love

My Savior, whom absent I love

Author: William Cowper
Published in 28 hymnals

Author: William Cowper

Cowper, William, the poet. The leading events in the life of Cowper are: born in his father's rectory, Berkhampstead, Nov. 26, 1731; educated at Westminster; called to the Bar, 1754; madness, 1763; residence at Huntingdon, 1765; removal to Olney, 1768; to Weston, 1786; to East Dereham, 1795; death there, April 25, 1800. The simple life of Cowper, marked chiefly by its innocent recreations and tender friendships, was in reality a tragedy. His mother, whom he commemorated in the exquisite "Lines on her picture," a vivid delineation of his childhood, written in his 60th year, died when he was six years old. At his first school he was profoundly wretched, but happier at Westminster; excelling at cricket and football, and numbering Warren Hasti… Go to person page >

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First Line: My Savior, whom absent I love
Author: William Cowper

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A Selection of Spiritual Songs #626

Calvary Selection of Spiritual Songs with Music for the Church and the Choir #d575

Children's Praise #d97

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Hymnal of the Presbyterian Church #417

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Hymns for the Sanctuary and Social Worship #571

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Laudes Domini #401

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Laudes Domini #788

Melodies of Heaven #d88

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Offices of Worship and Hymns #1510

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Psalms and Hymns and Spiritual Songs #830

Songs for the Sanctuary, or Hymns and Tunes for Christian Worship #ad712

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Songs for the Sanctuary #746

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Songs for the Sanctuary #746

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Songs for the Sanctuary #746

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Songs for the Sanctuary; or Psalms and Hymns for Christian Worship (Baptist Ed.) #746

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Songs for the Sanctuary; or, Psalms and Hymns for Christian Worship (Words only) #746

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Songs of the Church #462

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Songs of the Soul #55

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The Baptist Praise Book #1039

The Book of Worship #d328

The Canadian Baptist Hymnal for the use of Churches and Families #d405

The Church of God Selection of Spiritual Songs for the Church and Choir #d570

The Church-Book #d272

The Hymnal of the Reformed Church in the United States #d412

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The People's Hymnal #325

The Service of Song for Baptist Churches #d569

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Worship in Song #582

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