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O let the prisoner's mournful sighs

O let the prisoner's mournful sighs

Author: Charles Wesley
Published in 33 hymnals

Author: Charles Wesley

Charles Wesley, M.A. was the great hymn-writer of the Wesley family, perhaps, taking quantity and quality into consideration, the great hymn-writer of all ages. Charles Wesley was the youngest son and 18th child of Samuel and Susanna Wesley, and was born at Epworth Rectory, Dec. 18, 1707. In 1716 he went to Westminster School, being provided with a home and board by his elder brother Samuel, then usher at the school, until 1721, when he was elected King's Scholar, and as such received his board and education free. In 1726 Charles Wesley was elected to a Westminster studentship at Christ Church, Oxford, where he took his degree in 1729, and became a college tutor. In the early part of the same year his religious impressions were much deepene… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: O let the prisoner's mournful sighs
Author: Charles Wesley
Meter: 8.8.8.8
Language: English

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A Collection of Hymns Adapted to the Use of the Methodist Episcopal Church #d435

A Collection of Hymns for Public, Social and Domestic Worship #d609

A Collection of Hymns for Public, Social and Domestic Worship #d611

A Collection of Hymns for Public, Social, and Domestic Worship #d610

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A Collection of Hymns for Public, Social, and Domestic Worship #890

A Collection of Hymns for the Use of the African Methodist Episcopal Church in America #d262

A Collection of Hymns for the use of the Methodist Episcopal Church. Rev. with a Supplement #d446

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A Collection of Hymns for the Use of the Methodist Episcopal Church #150

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A Collection of Hymns for the Use of the Methodist Episcopal Church #150

A Collection of Hymns for the use of the Wesleyan Methodist Connection of America #d376

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A Collection of Hymns, for the Use of the People Called Methodists, with a Supplement #462

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A Collection of Hymns, for the use of the Wesleyan Methodist Connection of America. #163

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A Collection of Hymns #L376

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A Collection of Hymns #150

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A Collection of Hymns #458

Family and Social Melodies #d246

Free Methodist Hymnal #d448

Hallowed Songs #d258

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Hymns for Public Worship #575

Hymns for the Use of the African Methodist Episcopal Zion Church. Impr. ed. #d354

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Hymns for the Use of the Methodist Episcopal Church. Rev. ed. #589

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Methodist Hymn-Book #383

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New Hymn and Tune book #181d

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New Hymn and Tune Book #181d

Songs of the Free, and Hymns of Christian Freedom #d89

The African Methodist Episcopal Church Hymn Book #d315

The American Hymn and Tune Book #d570

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The Heart and Voice #38b

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The Hymn Book of the Free Methodist Church #531

The Mission Hymnal #d113

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The Religious Songster #74

The Sacred Lyre #d206

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