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That man, in life wherever placed

That man, in life wherever placed

Author: R. Burns
Published in 10 hymnals

Author: R. Burns

Burns, Robert. This poet's life had little in common with hymnology, although some of his pieces, in common with a few of Byron's, have come into use in Great Britain and America. His life, from his birth in the parish of Alloway, near Ayr, Jan. 25, 1759, to his death, at Dumfries, July 21, 1796, was one of varying lights and shadows, and has been told elsewhere, frequently and eloquently. It remains for us only to name his sacred pieces, their origin, and their use. Those in common use are:— 1. O Thou great Being! What Thou art. Lent. Burns's account of this piece as entered in his Common¬place Book, under the date of "March, 1784," is:— "There was a certain period of my life that my spirit was broken by repeated losses and disaste… Go to person page >

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First Line: That man, in life wherever placed
Author: R. Burns
Copyright: Public Domain

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A Collection of Psalms and Hymns for Social and Private Worship #P.Ia

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A Collection of Psalms and Hymns, for Social and Private Worship #315

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Church Melodies #756

Congregational Singing Book #d60

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Hymns for the Sanctuary #454

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Plymouth Collection #a184

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Plymouth Collection of Hymns and Tunes; for the use of Christian Congregations #184

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The Baptist Hymn and Tune Book #184

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