O how delightful is the road

O how delightful is the road

Author: John Taylor
Published in 14 hymnals

Author: John Taylor

Taylor, John, born July 30, 1750, was the son of Richard Taylor, of Norwich, and grandson of Dr. John Taylor (1694-1761, the eminent Hebrew scholar, who was for many years minister of the Octagon Chapel, Norwich, and afterwards Divinity tutor at the Warrington Academy. Dr. Taylor published A Collection of Tunes in Various Airs, one of the first collections of its kind, and his grandson was one of the most musical of Unitarian hymn-writers). Young Taylor, after serving his apprenticeship in his native place, was for two years in a banking house in London, at which time he was an occasional poetical contributor to the Morning Chronicle. In 1773 he returned to Norwich, where he spent the rest of his life, first as a manufacturer, and afterward… Go to person page >

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First Line: O how delightful is the road
Author: John Taylor

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A Collection of Psalms and Hymns, for Social and Private Worship #74

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A Selection of Hymns and Psalms for Social and Private Worship (6th ed.) #152

Cantica Laudis: or, the American Book of Church Music #d224

Psalms and Hymns, for Social and Private Worship #d329

The Christian Psalter #d403

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