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Though I walk through the gloomy vale

Though I walk through the gloomy vale

Author: Isaac Watts
Published in 11 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: Though I walk through the gloomy vale
Author: Isaac Watts

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Christian Hymns for Public and Private Worship #71

Psalmista #d245

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Selah #54a

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The Christian Hymn Book #1047

The Christian Hymnal #d701

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The Christian Hymnal #708

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The New Congregational Hymn and Tune Book, for Public, Social and Private Worship #112

The Olive Branch #d154

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The Psalmist #199

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The Psalmist #199

The Sanctus #d252

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