Out of the depth of sad distress

Out of the depth of sad distress

Author: John Denham
Published in 8 hymnals

Author: John Denham

Denham, Sir John, only son of Sir John Denham, Chief Baron of the Exchequer, and afterwards Chief Justice of the King's Bench, Ireland, born in Dublin, 1615, and educated at Trinity College, Oxford. In 1641 he was made governor of Fareham Castle for Charles I., and subsequently attended Charles II. in his exile. At the Restoration he was rewarded for his devotion to the Crown, and created a Knight of the Bath. Died in London, 1668, and was buried in Westminster Abbey. His poem, Cooper's Hill, is well known. The manly energy and nervous force of his verse was much more popular with Pope and Johnson and the 18th century school, than it is at the present time. His Version of the Psalms was written about 1668, but not published until 1714.… Go to person page >

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First Line: Out of the depth of sad distress
Author: John Denham

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A Collection of Psalms and Hymns for the Use of Universalist Societies and Families 16ed. #342

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A Collection of Psalms and Hymns, for Social and Private Worship #287

Psalms and Hymns, for Social and Private Worship #d348

Selection from Tate and Brady's Version of the Psalms; with Hymns by Various Authors, for the Church in Brattle-Square #d227

The Universalist Hymn Book: a New Collection of Psalms and Hymns for the Use of Universalist Societies. 4th ed. #d363

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