No change of times shall ever shock my trust, O Lord, in thee

No change of times shall ever shock my trust, O Lord, in thee

Author: Nahum Tate, 1652-1715
Published in 1 hymnal

Author: Nahum Tate, 1652-1715

Nahum Tate was born in Dublin and graduated from Trinity College, Dublin, B.A. 1672. He lacked great talent but wrote much for the stage, adapting other men's work, really successful only in a version of King Lear. Although he collaborated with Dryden on several occasions, he was never fully in step with the intellectual life of his times, and spent most of his life in a futile pursuit of popular favor. Nonetheless, he was appointed poet laureate in 1692 and royal historiographer in 1702. He is now known only for the New Version of the Psalms of David, 1696, which he produced in collaboration with Nicholas Brady. Poverty stricken throughout much of his life, he died in the Mint at Southwark, where he had taken refuge from his creditors… Go to person page >

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First Line: No change of times shall ever shock my trust, O Lord, in thee
Author: Nahum Tate, 1652-1715
Publication Date: 1870
Copyright: This text in in the public domain in the United States because it was published before 1923.
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