Praise the Lord, for He is good

Praise the Lord, for He is good

Author: William Allen
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Author: William Allen

Allen, William, D.D., born at Pittsfield, Mass., 1784, graduated at Harvard, 1802. He became Pastor of Pittsfield, 1810; President of Dartmouth University, 1817, and of Bowdoin College, 1820-1839. He died at Northampton, 1868. He published the American Biographical and Historical Dictionary, 1809; Psalms and Hymns, 1835. The latter contains verĀ¬sions of all the Psalms, and 200 original hymns. Some of the hymns, especially those about slavery, are curious. Five are found in Campbell's Comprehensive Hymn Book, Lond., 1837. His compositions have almost entirely passed out of use. [Rev. F. M. Bird, M.A.] --John Julian, Dictionary of Hymnology (1907)  Go to person page >

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First Line: Praise the Lord, for He is good
Author: William Allen
Publication Date: 1835
Copyright: This text in in the public domain in the United States because it was published before 1923.

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