The lofty pillars of the sky

The lofty pillars of the sky

Author: Joseph Addison
Published in 8 hymnals

Author: Joseph Addison

Addison, Joseph, born at Milston, near Amesbury, Wiltshire, May 1, 1672, was the son of the Rev. Lancelot Addison, sometime Dean of Lichfield, and author of Devotional Poems, &c, 1699. Addison was educated at the Charterhouse, and at Magdalen College, Oxford, graduating B.A. 1691 and M.A. 1693. Although intended for the Church, he gave himself to the study of law and politics, and soon attained, through powerful influence, to some important posts. He was successively a Commissioner of Appeals, an Under Secretary of State, Secretary to the Lord Lieutenant of Ireland, and Chief Secretary for Ireland. He married, in 1716, the Dowager Countess of Warwick, and died at Holland House, Kensington, June 17, 1719. Addison is most widely known through… Go to person page >

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First Line: The lofty pillars of the sky
Author: Joseph Addison
Copyright: Public Domain

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Christian Hymns #309

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Philadelphia harmony #39

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Psalms, Hymns and Spiritual Songs #309

The Baptist Hymn Book, in Two Parts #d524

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The Gospel Hymn Book #80

The Universalist Hymn Book #d419

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The Universalist Hymn-Book #266

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Wyeth's Repository of Sacred Music #79

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