Thy mercy heard my infant prayer

Thy mercy heard my infant prayer

Author: Robert Grant
Published in 26 hymnals

Author: Robert Grant

Grant, Sir Robert, second son of Mr. Charles Grant, sometime Member of Parliament for Inverness, and a Director of the East India Company, was born in 1785, and educated at Cambridge, where he graduated in 1806. Called to the English Bar in 1807, he became Member of Parliament for Inverness in 1826; a Privy Councillor in 1831; and Governor of Bombay, 1834. He died at Dapoorie, in Western India, July 9, 1838. As a hymnwriter of great merit he is well and favourably known. His hymns, "O worship the King"; "Saviour, when in dust to Thee"; and "When gathering clouds around I view," are widely used in all English-speaking countries. Some of those which are less known are marked by the same graceful versification and deep and tender feeling. The… Go to person page >

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First Line: Thy mercy heard my infant prayer
Author: Robert Grant

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A Collection of Hymns #333

Appendix to Mennonite Hymn Book #d55

Chapel Hymns #d581

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Christian Chorals, for the Chapel and Fireside #158

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Hymn-Book of the Evangelical Association #756

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Hymnal of the Methodist Episcopal Church #658

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Hymnal of the Methodist Episcopal Church #658

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Hymns for Church and Home #322

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Hymns for the Use of the Methodist Episcopal Church. Rev. ed. #672

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Methodist Social Hymn Book #208

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Plymouth Collection of Hymns and Tunes; for the use of Christian Congregations #869

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Psalms and Hymns, for Christian Use and Worship #H676

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Songs for Social and Public Worship #683

The Church Hymn Book #d1032

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The Congregational Hymn Book: for the service of the sanctuary #526

The Evangelical Hymn and Tune Book #d753

Village Hymns #d575

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