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O city of the Lord, begin

O city of the Lord, begin

Author: John Logan
Tune: LATTER DAY
Published in 32 hymnals

Author: John Logan

Logan, John, son of a farmer, born at Fala, Midlothian, 1748, and educated at Edinburgh University, in due course entering the ministry of the Church of Scotland and becoming the minister of South Leith in 1770. During the time he held this charge he delivered a course of lectures on philosophy and history with much success. While he was thus engaged, the chair of Universal History in the University became vacant; but as a candidate he was unsuccessful. A tragedy, entitled Runnamede, followed. He offered it to the manager of Covent Garden Theatre, but it was interdicted by the Lord Chamberlain "upon suspicion of having a seditious tendency." It was subsequently acted in Edinburgh. In 1775 he formed one of the Committee by whom the Translati… Go to person page >

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First Line: O city of the Lord, begin
Author: John Logan

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Instances (1 - 32 of 32)
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A Collection of Psalms, Hymns, and Spiritual Songs #636

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Christian Life Songs #188

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Church Psalmist #569

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Church Psalmist #569

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Church Psalmist #569

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Hymns and Songs for Social and Sabbath Worship #530

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Hymns and Songs for Social and Sabbath Worship. (Rev. ed.) #530

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Hymns and Songs of Praise for Public and Social Worship #1106

Mission Songs #d84

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Revival Hymns #330

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Seamen's Hymns #569

Seamen's Hymns and Devotional Assistant #d433

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Social Psalmist #569

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Songs for Social and Public Worship #350

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Spiritual Songs for Social Worship #205

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Spiritual Songs for Social Worship #205

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Spiritual Songs for Social Worship #205

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The Baptist Hymn and Tune Book #965

The Book of Worship #d351

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The Christian Psalmist; or, Watts' Psalms and Hymns #516

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The Congregational Hymn Book #813

The Friends' Hymnal. Rev. ed. #d9

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The Gospel Psalmist #753

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The Manual of Praise for Sabbath and Social Worship #480

The Psalmodist #d152

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The Psalmody #65

The Vestry Hymn Book #d318

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