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My sorrows, like a flood

My sorrows, like a flood

Author: Isaac Watts
Published in 55 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 sorrows, like a flood
Author: Isaac Watts
Meter: 6.6.8.6
Language: English

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A Choice Selection of Evangelical Hymns, from various authors #226

A Collection of Evangelical Hymns #d107

A Collection of Hymns and Psalms for the Use of Singing School and Musical Societies #d97

A Compilation of Genuine Church Music. 4th ed. #d194

A Prayer Meeting and Revival Hymn Book . 27th ed. #d306

A Prayer Meeting and Revival Hymn Book. 5th ed. #d196

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A Selection of Hymns & Psalms #67

A Selection of Hymns and Spiritual Songs from the Best Authors #d129

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A Selection of Hymns and Spiritual Songs #H.LII

A Selection of Hymns and Spiritual Songs #H.LII

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A Selection of Hymns from the Best Authors. #88

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Dupuy's Hymns and Spiritual Songs (Rev. corr. and enl.) #146

Harmonia Sacra, being a Compilation of Church Music. 10th ed #d215

Hymns and Spiritual Songs, Selected and Original. 7th ed. #d290

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Hymns for Social Meetings #57

Hymns, Psalms, and Spiritual Songs, including Some Never Before in Print #d219

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Parish Hymns #240

Parish Psalmody #d509

Parish Psalmody #d521

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Pocket Hymns #188

Primitive Baptist Hymn Book for All Lovers of Sacred Song. 3rd ed. #d137

Sacred poetry #d313

Sacred Poetry #d312

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Sacred Poetry #H.CLXXIV

Supplement to Watts #d278

The American Seaman's Hymn Book #d142

The Baptist Harmony #d250

The Baptist Harmony #d252

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The Baptist Hymn and Tune Book #839

The Baptist Hymn Book, in Two Parts #d378

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The Baptist Hymn Book #183

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The Baptist Psalmody #433

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The Christian Harmonist #49

The Church Hymn Book #d635

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The Cluster of Spiritual Songs, Divine Hymns and Sacred Poems #CCXXXVIII

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The Delights of Harmony; or, Norfolk Compiler #25a

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The Discipline of the United Freewill Baptist Church #177

The Harmonia Sacra. 14th ed. #d211

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The Lord's Songs #CLXXVIII

The Old Baptist Hymn Book #d196

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The Psalms and Hymns of Dr. Watts #806

The Southern Psalmist #d539

The Southern Psalmist. New ed. #d562

Virginia Selection of Psalms #d304

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Wyeth's Repository of Sacred Music #33b

Zion's Hymns, for the Use of the Original Free-Will Baptist Church of North Carolina #d174

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