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To sleep in Jesus, rapturous thought

To sleep in Jesus, rapturous thought

Author: Joseph Cottle
Published in 3 hymnals

Author: Joseph Cottle

Cottle, Joseph, b. 1770, d. 1853. A native of Bristol, and from 1791 to 1798 a bookseller and publisher. He is best known as the friend of Coleridge and Southey, of whom, in 1837, he published Recollections, and in 1847 Reminiscences. He was the author of numerous works in prose and verse. In 1801 he published a New Version of the Psalms of David, of which a 2nd edition (privately printed), appeared in 1805. In 1828 he published Hymns and Sacred Lyrics. In Three Parts, by Constantius. Only a few copies were printed with this title, the greater part of the issue reading " by Joseph Cottle," instead of "by Constantius." These Hymns, Psalms and Sacred Lyrics," Cottle says, “are all originals, written progressively through a period of 20 year… Go to person page >

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First Line: To sleep in Jesus, rapturous thought
Author: Joseph Cottle



Instances (1 - 3 of 3)Text InfoTune InfoTextScoreFlexScoreAudioPage Scan
The New Baptist Psalmist and Tune Book: for churches and Sunday-schools #355Page Scan
The Southern Psalmist #d880
The Southern Psalmist. New ed. #d926