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O how I have longed to go and see

O how I have longed to go and see

Author: John Cennick
Published in 3 hymnals

Author: John Cennick

John Cennick was born at Reading, Berkshire, in the year 1717. He became acquainted with Wesley and Whitefield, and preached in the Methodist connection. On the separation of Wesley and Whitefield he joined the latter. In 1745, he attached himself to the Moravians, and made a tour in Germany to fully acquaint himself with the Moravian doctrines. He afterwards ministered in Dublin, and in the north of Ireland. He died in London, in 1755, and was buried in the Moravian Cemetery, Chelsea. He was the author of many hymns, some of which are to be found in every collection. --Annotations of the Hymnal, Charles Hutchins, M.A. 1872.… Go to person page >

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First Line: O how I have longed to go and see
Author: John Cennick

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A Prayer Meeting and Revival Hymn Book. 5th ed. #d221

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The Liturgy and Hymns of the American Province of the Unitas Fratrum #840

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