Full Felicity

Our old companions in distress

Author: Charles Wesley
Tune: QUIETUDE (Phiilips)
Published in 12 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 >

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First Line: Our old companions in distress
Title: Full Felicity
Author: Charles Wesley
Language: English
Copyright: Public Domain


Our old companions in distress. A cento from "Come let us join our friends above," p. 248, i.

--John Julian, Dictionary of Hymnology, Appendix, Part II (1907)



Instances (1 - 12 of 12)
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A Collection of Hymns for the use of the African Methodist Episcopal Zion Church in America #957

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A Collection of Hymns, for the use of the Wesleyan Methodist Connection of America. #697

Family and Social Melodies #d282

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Free Methodist Hymnal #637

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Hymns for the Use of the Methodist Episcopal Church. Rev. ed. #957

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New Hymn and Tune book #75e

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New Hymn and Tune Book #75e

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The Centenary Singer #306

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The Heart and Voice #112b

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The Hymn Book of the Free Methodist Church #737

The Imperial Harmony #d211

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The Wesleyan Methodist Hymnal #637

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