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Spare us, O Lord, aloud we cry

Spare us, O Lord, aloud we cry

Author: Isaac Watts
Tune: COMPLAINT
Published in 13 hymnals

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: Spare us, O Lord, aloud we cry
Author: Isaac Watts

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Instances

Instances (1 - 13 of 13)Text InfoTune InfoTextScoreFlexScoreAudioPage Scan
Songs of Joy and Gladness #122Page Scan
The Advent Christian Hymnal #d776
The American Hymn and Tune Book #d711
The American Vocalist: a selection of tunes, anthems, sentences, and hymns, old and new: designed for the church, the vestry, or the parlor; adapted to every variety of metre in common use. (Rev. ed.) #12Page Scan
The Choralist #d315
The Christian Lyre #d369
The Jubilee Harp: a choice selection of psalmody, ancient and modern, designed for use in public and social worship #99Page Scan
The Revivalist: a Collection of Choice Revival Hymns and Tunes #92Page Scan
The Star of the East #d156
The Wesleyan Minstrel: a Collection of Hymns and Tunes. 2nd ed. #73Page Scan
The Wesleyan Sacred Harp: a collection of choice tunes and hymns for prayer class and camp meetings, choirs and congregational singing #24Page Scan
The Wesleyan Sacred Harp: a collection of choice tunes and hymns for prayer class, and camp meetings, choirs, and congregational singing #24Page Scan
Vestry Chimes: a choice collection of sacred music, adapted to all occasions of social and family worship #129Page Scan
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