They that toil upon the deep

They that toil upon the deep

Author: James Montgomery
Tune: OCEAN
Published in 32 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: They that toil upon the deep
Author: James Montgomery
Copyright: Public Domain

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Christian Psalms and Hymns to Aid in Public and Private Devotion #d907

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Church Chorals and Choir Studies #133

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Church Pastorals, hymns and tunes for public and social worship #654

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Hymns for the Use of the Methodist Episcopal Church. Rev. ed. #1040

Psalmista: or, Choir Melodies #d239

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Psalms and Hymns and Spiritual Songs: a manual of worship for the church of Christ #182

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Psalms and Hymns, for Christian Use and Worship #P107.6

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Seamen's Hymns #453

Seamen's Hymns and Devotional Assistant #d600

The American Hymn and Tune Book #d774

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The Congregational Hymn Book: for the service of the sanctuary #876

The Millennial Harp #d447

The Millennial Harp #d215

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The New Congregational Hymn and Tune Book, for Public, Social and Private Worship #635

The Vestry Hymn Book #d463

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