Think, O ye who fondly languish

Think, O ye who fondly languish

Author: William Bengo Collyer
Published in 35 hymnals

Author: William Bengo Collyer

William Bengo Collyer was born at Blackheath Hill, in 1782, and studied at Homerton College. Before completing his twentieth year he became pastor of a Congregational society at Peckham, continuing in that position through his life. He died in 1854. He received the degree of D.D. from the University of Edinburgh in 1808. For many years he was one of the most popular Dissenting ministers in London. He published many hymns and some works on theology. --Annotations of the Hymnal, Charles Hutchins, M.A. 1872.… Go to person page >

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First Line: Think, O ye who fondly languish
Author: William Bengo Collyer


Think, O ye who fondly languish. W. B. Collyer. [Death Anticipated.] Given in his Collection, 1812, No. 839, in 4 stanzas of 8 lines, and entitled "Consolation." In modern hymnals stanzas i., iii. are usually given as in Hatfield's Church Hymn Book, N. Y., 1872. --John Julian, Dictionary of Hymnology (1907) ================== Think, 0 ye who fondly languish, p. 1164, ii. Sometimes given as "Cease, ye mourners, cease to languish." --John Julian, Dictionary of Hymnology, Appendix, Part II (1907)



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Beautiful Songs of Zion, a Collection of New and Old Songs #d162

Evangelical Musick: or, The Sacred Minstrel and Sacred Harp United #d97

Familiar Hymns, Alphabetically Arranged. #d257

Gospel Light, or Hymns and Tunes for all Occasions of Christian Work and Worship #d431

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Hymns and Songs of Praise for Public and Social Worship #1305

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Hymns and Tunes for Prayer and Social Meetings #184

Hymns for Schools and Families #d482

Hymns for Schools and Families #d154

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Hymns for Schools and Families #63

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Hymns for Schools and Families, Specailly Designed for the Children of the Church #252

Hymns, Selected and Arranged for the Sunday School of the Evangelical Lutheran Church of St. Matthew, Philadelphia #d168

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Hymns: selected and original, for public and private worship (30th ed.) #943

Melodies of Heaven #d136

Oriola #d245

Oriola #d249

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Psalms and Hymns: adapted to social, private and public worship in the Cumberland Presbyterian Chruch #669

Revival Hymns ... with a Supplement. 2nd ed. #d290

Sabbath School and Social Hymns of the Reformed Protestant Dutch Church of the U.S.A. #d260

Songs of Calvary and Pentecost #d139

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The Chapel hymn book, with tunes: for the worship of God #701

The New Village Harmony #d117

The Praise #d290

The Union Singing Book #d118

Union Hymns. Rev. #d391

Union Hymns. Rev. #d404

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