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This is the field, where hidden lies The pearl of price

This is the field, where hidden lies The pearl of price

Author: Isaac Watts
Published in 23 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: This is the field, where hidden lies The pearl of price
Author: Isaac Watts



Instances (1 - 23 of 23)Text InfoTune InfoTextScoreFlexScoreAudioPage Scan
Additional Hymns, Adopted by the General Synod of the Reformed Protestant Dutch Church in North America, at their Session, June 1846, and authorized to be used in the churches under their care #16Page Scan
Dyer's Psalmist: A Collection of Hymns and Sacred Songs for the use of Baptist Churches (Rev. & Corrd. ed.) #51Page Scan
Hymns for Schools and Families #d488
Hymns for Schools and Families, Specailly Designed for the Children of the Church #335Page Scan
Hymns for Sunday Schools #198Page Scan
Hymns for Youth, Suitable to be Used in Sabbath and Parochial Schools #67Page Scan
Hymns, Selected and Original, for Sunday Schools of the Evangelical Lutheran Church #d443
Mission Songs: a collection of hymns and music, designed for Sabbath schools #165Page Scan
Sabbath School and Social Hymns of the Reformed Protestant Dutch Church of the U.S.A. #d264
Sunday School Hymn Book. (19th ed) #61Page Scan
The American Baptist Sabbath-School Hymn-Book #196Page Scan
The American School Hymn Book #CXIIPage Scan
The American School Hymn Book. (New ed.) #CXIIPage Scan
The Baptist Sabbath School Hymn Book #d401
The Harmoniad and Sacred Melodist #d136
The Psalms and Hymns, with the Doctrinal Standards and Liturgy of the Reformed Protestant Dutch Church in North America #H19Page Scan
The Sacred Minstrel #d104
The School Psalter #d291
The South Western Psalmist #d397
The Union Singing Book #d119
The Union Singing Book: arranged for and adapted to the Sunday school union hymn book #70cPage Scan
Union Hymns. Rev. #d396
Union Hymns. Rev. #d409
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