These mortal joys, how soon they fade

These mortal joys, how soon they fade

Author: Philip Doddridge
Tune: MELODY (Chapin)
Published in 33 hymnals

Author: Philip Doddridge

Philip Doddridge (b. London, England, 1702; d. Lisbon, Portugal, 1751) belonged to the Non-conformist Church (not associated with the Church of England). Its members were frequently the focus of discrimination. Offered an education by a rich patron to prepare him for ordination in the Church of England, Doddridge chose instead to remain in the Non-conformist Church. For twenty years he pastored a poor parish in Northampton, where he opened an academy for training Non-conformist ministers and taught most of the subjects himself. Doddridge suffered from tuberculosis, and when Lady Huntington, one of his patrons, offered to finance a trip to Lisbon for his health, he is reputed to have said, "I can as well go to heaven from Lisbon as from Nort… Go to person page >

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First Line: These mortal joys, how soon they fade
Author: Philip Doddridge
Copyright: Public Domain

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A Collection of Hymns for Public, Social and Domestic Worship #d838

A Collection of Hymns for Public, Social and Domestic Worship #d844

A Collection of Hymns for Public, Social, and Domestic Worship #d845

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A Collection of Hymns for Public, Social, and Domestic Worship #606

A Collection of Hymns from Various Authors. New ed. #d316

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A Collection of Psalms and Hymns for the Sanctuary #548

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A Collection of Psalms and Hymns, for Social and Private Worship #338

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A Collection of Psalms and Hymns, for Social and Private Worship (Rev. ed. with supplement) #338

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A Selection of Hymns for Worship (2nd ed.) #241

Hymn and Tune Book for the Church and the Home and Services for Congregational Worship. Rev. ed. #d709

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Hymn and Tune Book for the Church and the Home. (Rev. ed.) #699

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Hymn and Tune Book of the Methodist Episcopal Church, South (Round Note Ed.) #503

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Hymn Book of the Methodist Episcopal Church, South #503

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Hymns for Christian Devotion #525

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Hymns for Christian Devotion #525

Hymns, Selected from Various Authors, for the Use of the Unitarian Church in Washington #d144

Psalms and Hymns, for Social and Private Worship #d410

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The Baptist Hymn and Tune Book for Public Worship #970

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The Baptist Hymn and Tune Book, for Public Worship #329.970

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The Baptist Hymn Book #970

The Christian Psalter #d561

The National Baptist Hymn Book #d534

The National Baptist Hymn Book #ad534

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The National Baptist Hymnal #618

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The Psalmist #757

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The Psalmist #757

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The Psalmody #1063

The Select Hymn and Song Book #d317

Village Hymns #d561

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