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O blest is he, divinely blest

O blest is he, divinely blest

Author: Thomas Blacklock
Published in 4 hymnals

Author: Thomas Blacklock

Blacklock, Thomas, D.D., born at Annan, Dumfriesshire, November 10, 1721. He studied at the University of Edinburgh, and was, in 1759, licensed to preach. In 1762 he was ordained pariah minister of Kirkcudbright, but, on account of his blindness, had to resign and retire on an annuity. He went to Edinburgh and there received as boarders University students and boys attending school. In 1767 he received the degree of D.D. from the University of Aberdeen (Marischal College). He was one of the earliest and most helpful literary friends of Robert Burns. He died at Edinburgh July 7, 1791. His Poems were often printed—in 1756 at London, with a Memoir by the Rev. Joseph Spence, Professor of Poetry at Oxford; in 1793, at Edinburgh, with a Memoir… Go to person page >

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First Line: O blest is he, divinely blest
Author: Thomas Blacklock
Copyright: Public Domain

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A Selection of Hymns and Psalms for Social and Private Worship (6th ed.) #230

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A Selection of Hymns and Psalms, for Social and Private Worship. (11th ed.) #230

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A Selection of Hymns and Psalms #222

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