Say live forever wond'rous king

Say live forever wond'rous king

Author: Isaac Watts
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Say live forever wond'rous king,
Born to redeem and strong to save;
Then ask the monster, where's thy sting?
And where's thy vict'ry boasting grave?
Then ask the monster, where's thy sting?
And where's thy vict'ry boasting grave?
And where's thy vict'ry boasting grave?

Source: The Delights of Harmony; or, Norfolk Compiler: being a new collection of psalm tunes, hymns and anthems with a variety of set pieces, from the most approved American and European authors... #63

Author: Isaac Watts

Isaac Watts was the son of a schoolmaster, and was born in Southampton, July 17, 1674. He is said to have shown remarkable precocity in childhood, beginning the study of Latin, in his fourth year, and writing respectable verses at the age of seven. At the age of sixteen, he went to London to study in the Academy of the Rev. Thomas Rowe, an Independent minister. In 1698, he became assistant minister of the Independent Church, Berry St., London. In 1702, he became pastor. In 1712, he accepted an invitation to visit Sir Thomas Abney, at his residence of Abney Park, and at Sir Thomas' pressing request, made it his home for the remainder of his life. It was a residence most favourable for his health, and for the prosecution of his literary… Go to person page >

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First Line: Say live forever wond'rous king
Author: Isaac Watts
Meter: 8.8.8.8
Language: English

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The Delights of Harmony; or, Norfolk Compiler #63

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