Our life is but an idle play

Our life is but an idle play

Author: Henry Moore
Published in 5 hymnals

Author: Henry Moore

Moore, Henry, 1732-1802. Son of a Presbyterian minister of the same name at Plymouth. Educated at Doddridge's Academy at Northampton, from 1757 to 1788 minister at Modbury, and then at Liskeard. Author of Lyrical and Miscellaneous Poems, published posthumously with a memoir by Dr. Aikin. Of his hymns, which are frequent in the books later than Kippis, the Dukinfield Collection, 1822, gives 5. 1. All earthly charms, however dear. The unfading beauty of holiness. 2. Amidst a world of hopes and fears. A prayer for guidance. 3. Assist us, Lord, to act, to be. Divine Help Solicited. 4. My God, thy boundless love I praise. The divine Love. 5. Soft are the fruitful showers that bring. A song of spring and New Life.… Go to person page >

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First Line: Our life is but an idle play
Author: Henry Moore
Copyright: Public Domain

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A Collection of Psalms and Hymns #445

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A Selection of Sacred Poetry #445

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A Selection of Sacred Poetry #445

The Book of Praise #d277

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