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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Instances

Instances (1 - 33 of 33)Text InfoTune InfoTextScoreFlexScoreAudioPage Scan
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
A Collection of Hymns for Public, Social, and Domestic Worship #890Page Scan
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
A Collection of Hymns for the Use of the Methodist Episcopal Church: principally from the collection of Rev. John Wesley, M. A., late fellow of Lincoln College, Oxford; with... (Rev. & corr.) #150Page Scan
A Collection of Hymns for the Use of the Methodist Episcopal Church: Principally from the Collection of the Rev. John Wesley. M. A. #150Page Scan
A Collection of Hymns for the use of the Wesleyan Methodist Connection of America #d376
A Collection of Hymns, for the Use of the People Called Methodists, with a Supplement #462Page Scan
A Collection of Hymns, for the use of the Wesleyan Methodist Connection of America. #163Page Scan
A Collection of Hymns: for camp meetings, revivals, &c., for the use of the Primitive Methodists #L376Page Scan
A Collection of Hymns: for the use of the Methodist Episcopal Church, principally from the collection of the Rev. John Wesley, A. M., late fellow of Lincoln College..(Rev. and corr. with a supplement) #150Page Scan
A Collection of Hymns: for the use of the people called Methodists; in miniature #458Page Scan
Family and Social Melodies #d246
Free Methodist Hymnal #d448
Hallowed Songs #d258
Hymns for Public Worship #575Page Scan
Hymns for the Use of the African Methodist Episcopal Zion Church. Impr. ed. #d354
Hymns for the Use of the Methodist Episcopal Church. Rev. ed. #589Page Scan
Methodist Hymn-Book #383Page Scan
New Hymn and Tune book: an Offering of Praise for the Methodist Episcopal Church #181dPage Scan
New Hymn and Tune Book: an Offering of Praise for the Use of the African M. E. Zion Church of America #181dPage Scan
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
The Heart and Voice: or, Songs of Praise for the Sanctuary: hymn and tune book, designed for congregational singing in the Methodist Episcopal Church, and for congregations generally #38bPage Scan
The Hymn Book of the Free Methodist Church #531Page Scan
The Methodist Harmonist, containing a collection of tunes from the best authors, embracing every variety of metre, and adapted to the worship of the Methodist Episcopal Church. New ed. #257.150Page Scan
The Mission Hymnal #d113
The Religious Songster: being a choice selection of hymns, adapted to the public and private devotions of Christians of all denominations: suitable to be used at missionary, temperance . . . #74Page Scan
The Sacred Lyre #d206
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