The hoary frost, the fleecy snow descend

The hoary frost, the fleecy snow descend

Author: Isaac Watts
Published in 16 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: The hoary frost, the fleecy snow descend
Author: Isaac Watts

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A Collection of Hymns for the use of the Wesleyan Methodist Connection of America #d489

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A Collection of Hymns, for the use of the Wesleyan Methodist Connection of America. #729

Familiar Hymns, Alphabetically Arranged. #d235

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Hymns for Christian Devotion: especially adapted to the Universalist denomination #866

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Hymns for Christian Devotion: especially adapted to the Universalist denomination. (New ed.) #866

Hymns for the Use of the Brethren in Christ #d458

Hymns, Selected and Original, for Sunday Schools of the Evangelical Lutheran Church #d410

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The Baptist Psalmody: a selection of hymns for the worship of God #1100

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The Psalmist: a New Collection of Hymns for the Use of the Baptist Churches #1043

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The Psalmody: a collection of hymns for public and social worship #956

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