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What though my joys and comfort die?
The Lord my savior liveth.
What though the darkness gather round?
Songs in the night he giveth.

(My Life Flows On In Endless Song)

Thou, who with wide and absolute command

Thou, who with wide and absolute command

Author: Mrs. Barbauld
Published in 4 hymnals

Author: Mrs. Barbauld

Barbauld, Anna Laetitia, née Aikin, daughter of the Rev. John Ailrin, D.D., a dissenting minister, was b. at Kibworth-Harcourt, Leicestershire, June 20, 1743. In 1753 Dr. Aikin became classical tutor at a dissenting academy at Warrington. During her residence there she contributed five hymns to Dr. W. Enfield's Hymns for Public Worship, &c, Warrington, 1772. In the following year these were included in her Poems, Lond., J. Johnson, 1773. In May, 1774, Miss Aikin was married to the Rev. Rochemont Barbauld, a descendant of a French Protestant family, and a dissenting minister. For some years Mr. Barbauld conducted, in addition to his pastoral work, a boarding school at Palgrave, Suffolk. From this he retired in 1785. In 1786 he undertook t… Go to person page >

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First Line: Thou, who with wide and absolute command
Author: Mrs. Barbauld
Meter: 10.10.10.10
Copyright: Public Domain

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A Selection of Hymns and Psalms for Social and Private Worship (2nd ed. Enl. and Imp.) #88

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A Selection of Hymns and Psalms for Social and Private Worship (6th ed.) #89

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A Selection of Hymns and Psalms, for Social and Private Worship. (11th ed.) #89

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A Selection of Hymns and Psalms #88

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