The broken ties of happier days

The broken ties of happier days

Author: James Montgomery
Published in 11 hymnals

Author: James Montgomery

Montgomery, James, son of John Montgomery, a Moravian minister, was born at Irvine, Ayrshire, Nov. 4, 1771. In 1776 he removed with his parents to the Moravian Settlement at Gracehill, near Ballymena, county of Antrim. Two years after he was sent to the Fulneck Seminary, Yorkshire. He left Fulneck in 1787, and entered a retail shop at Mirfield, near Wakefield. Soon tiring of that he entered upon a similar situation at Wath, near Rotherham, only to find it quite as unsuitable to his taste as the former. A journey to London, with the hope of finding a publisher for his youthful poems ended in failure; and in 1792 he was glad to leave Wath for Shefield to join Mr. Gales, an auctioneer, bookseller, and printer of the Sheffield Register newspap… Go to person page >

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First Line: The broken ties of happier days
Author: James Montgomery

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A Collection of Hymns: Supplementary to the Psalms and Hymns of Dr. Watts #328

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Church Harmonies: a collection of hymns and tunes for the use of Congregations #657

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Hymn Book for Christian Worship #683

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Plymouth Collection of Hymns and Tunes; for the use of Christian Congregations #1115

Prayers and Hymns for the Church and the Home #d627

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The Gospel Psalmist #715

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