Shall I to gain the world's applause

Shall I to gain the world's applause

Author: Thomas Kelly
Published in 12 hymnals

Author: Thomas Kelly

Kelly, Thomas, B.A., son of Thomas Kelly, a Judge of the Irish Court of Common Pleas, was born in Dublin, July 13, 1769, and educated at Trinity College, Dublin. He was designed for the Bar, and entered the Temple, London, with that intention; but having undergone a very marked spiritual change he took Holy Orders in 1792. His earnest evangelical preaching in Dublin led Archbishop Fowler to inhibit him and his companion preacher, Rowland Hill, from preaching in the city. For some time he preached in two unconsecrated buildings in Dublin, Plunket Street, and the Bethesda, and then, having seceded from the Established Church, he erected places of worship at Athy, Portarlington, Wexford, &c, in which he conducted divine worship and preached. H… Go to person page >

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First Line: Shall I to gain the world's applause
Author: Thomas Kelly

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Christian Psalms and Hymns to Aid in Public and Private Devotion #d784

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Church Pastorals, hymns and tunes for public and social worship #739

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Hymns for Christian Melody #320

Spiritual Melodies #d268

Spiritual Melodies. Enl. & impr. ed. #d313

The Old Baptist Hymn Book #d242

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The Psalmody: a collection of hymns for public and social worship #563

Village Hymns #d474

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