Self love no grace in sorrow sees

Self love no grace in sorrow sees

Author: William Cowper
Published in 13 hymnals

Author: William Cowper

Cowper, William, the poet. The leading events in the life of Cowper are: born in his father's rectory, Berkhampstead, Nov. 26, 1731; educated at Westminster; called to the Bar, 1754; madness, 1763; residence at Huntingdon, 1765; removal to Olney, 1768; to Weston, 1786; to East Dereham, 1795; death there, April 25, 1800. The simple life of Cowper, marked chiefly by its innocent recreations and tender friendships, was in reality a tragedy. His mother, whom he commemorated in the exquisite "Lines on her picture," a vivid delineation of his childhood, written in his 60th year, died when he was six years old. At his first school he was profoundly wretched, but happier at Westminster; excelling at cricket and football, and numbering Warren Hasti… Go to person page >

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First Line: Self love no grace in sorrow sees
Author: William Cowper

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Hymns for the Church of Christ (3rd thousand) #323

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Hymns for the Church of Christ. (6th thousand) #323

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Plymouth Collection of Hymns and Tunes; for the use of Christian Congregations #648

Songs for the Sanctuary, or Hymns and Tunes for Christian Worship #ad962

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Songs for the Sanctuary: or hymns and tunes for Christian Worship #1008

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Songs for the Sanctuary: or hymns and tunes for Christian worship #1008

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Songs for the Sanctuary: or hymns and tunes for Christian Worship #1008

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Songs for the Sanctuary; or Psalms and Hymns for Christian Worship (Baptist Ed.) #1008

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Songs for the Sanctuary; or, Psalms and Hymns for Christian Worship (Words only) #1008

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Songs of the Church: or, hymns and tunes for Christian worship #1099

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