Thrice happy he who shuns the way

Thrice happy he who shuns the way

Author: James Montgomery
Published in 10 hymnals

Author: James Montgomery

James Montgomery (b. Irvine, Ayrshire, Scotland, 1771; d. Sheffield, Yorkshire, England, 1854), the son of Moravian parents who died on a West Indies mission field while he was in boarding school, Montgomery inherited a strong religious bent, a passion for missions, and an independent mind. He was editor of the Sheffield Iris (1796-1827), a newspaper that sometimes espoused radical causes. Montgomery was imprisoned briefly when he printed a song that celebrated the fall of the Bastille and again when he described a riot in Sheffield that reflected unfavorably on a military commander. He also protested against slavery, the lot of boy chimney sweeps, and lotteries. Associated with Christians of various persuasions, Montgomery supported missio… Go to person page >

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First Line: Thrice happy he who shuns the way
Author: James Montgomery

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Christian Psalms and Hymns to Aid in Public and Private Devotion #d930

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Church Psalmist #P1b

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Church Psalmist #P1b

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Church Psalmist #P1b

General Baptist Hymn Book #d479

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Harmonia Sacra #183

Psalms and Hymns Adapted to Social, Private and Public Worship #d811

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The Christian Psalmist; or, Watts' Psalms and Hymns #P1c

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The Harp #747

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The Harp. 2nd ed. #a747

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