O who in such a world as this

O who in such a world as this

Author: James Montgomery
Tune: VALENTIA
Published in 22 hymnals

Author: James Montgomery

Montgomery, James, son of John Montgomery, a Moravian minister, was born at Irvine, Ayrshire, Nov. 4, 1771. In 1776 he removed with his parents to the Moravian Settlement at Gracehill, near Ballymena, county of Antrim. Two years after he was sent to the Fulneck Seminary, Yorkshire. He left Fulneck in 1787, and entered a retail shop at Mirfield, near Wakefield. Soon tiring of that he entered upon a similar situation at Wath, near Rotherham, only to find it quite as unsuitable to his taste as the former. A journey to London, with the hope of finding a publisher for his youthful poems ended in failure; and in 1792 he was glad to leave Wath for Shefield to join Mr. Gales, an auctioneer, bookseller, and printer of the Sheffield Register newspap… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: O who in such a world as this
Author: James Montgomery

Timeline

Instances

Instances (1 - 22 of 22)Text InfoTune InfoTextScoreFlexScoreAudioPage Scan
A Collection of Psalms and Hymns for Christian Worship. (45th ed.) #676Page Scan
A New Book of Hymns for the Use of the Methodist Episcopal and Other Churches #d197
Dew Drops of Sacred Song: gathered for the use of Sabbath schools #24bPage Scan
Hymnal and Ritual Services for the Union Gospel Church #d74
Hymnal of the Methodist Episcopal Church #663Page Scan
Hymnal of the Methodist Episcopal Church #663Page Scan
Hymns for the Use of the Methodist Episcopal Church. Rev. ed. #750Page Scan
Hymns for Use in Divine Worship ... Seventh-Day Adventists #d841
Hymns of Progress #d139
Methodist Social Hymn Book #142Page Scan
New Hymn and Tune book: an Offering of Praise for the Methodist Episcopal Church #69aPage Scan
New Hymn and Tune Book: an Offering of Praise for the Use of the African M. E. Zion Church of America #69aPage Scan
Sacred Poetry and Music Reconciled; or a Collection of Hymns, Original and Compiled #401Page Scan
Songs for Social and Public Worship #502Page Scan
Songs for Social and Public Worship. Rev. ed. #d322
Songs for the Lord's House #d362
The American Hymn and Tune Book #d618
The Church Hymnal: the official hymnal of the Seventh-Day Adventist Church #381
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 #182cPage Scan
The Seventh-Day Adventist Hymn and Tune Book: for use in divine worship #673Page Scan
The Wesleyan Sacred Harp: a collection of choice tunes and hymns for prayer class and camp meetings, choirs and congregational singing #66bPage Scan
The Wesleyan Sacred Harp: a collection of choice tunes and hymns for prayer class, and camp meetings, choirs, and congregational singing #66bPage Scan



Advertisements