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'Twas when the sea [seas], with awful [horrid] roar

'Twas when the sea [seas], with awful [horrid] roar

Author: Joel Asaac Knight
Published in 18 hymnals

Author: Joel Asaac Knight

Knight, Joel Abel. In Dobell's New Selection of 700 Evangelical Hymns, 1806, is a hymn on the death of a child, commencing, "Alas! how changed that lovely flower," the name affixed being "Knight." It also appears with the same signature in Denham's Selection, 1837, and in some American hymn-books. The writer was most probably the Rev. Joel Abel Knight, an Evangelical divine, who, in 1789, published a volume of Sermons, and was the author of a small volume of Sacred Poems. Knight was a man of some note, and friend of J. Newton, Greathead, Rippon, and Ryland. He was also the author of "My Father's at the helm." [Rev. W. R. Stevenson, M.A.] --John Julian, Dictionary of Hymnology (1907)… Go to person page >

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First Line: 'Twas when the sea [seas], with awful [horrid] roar
Author: Joel Asaac Knight

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A Selection of Hymns from the Best Authors. #A60

Family Hymns #d257

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Hymn and Tune Book for Use in Old School or Primitive Baptist Churches #319

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Hymns additional to the Hymns in the Prayer Book #287

Hymns and Spiritual Songs. 1st Canadian ed. #d301

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Hymns for Social Worship #392

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Ocean Melodies, and Seamen's Companion #138c

Seamen's Hymns and Devotional Assistant #d647

Select Hymns #d191

Select Hymns #d468

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Select Hymns #230

The American Seaman's Hymn Book #d228

The Baptist Harmony #d420

The Baptist Hymn Book, in Two Parts #d575

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The Baptist Hymn Book #799

The Good Old Songs #d594

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The Harp #6

The Primitive Hymns, Spiritual Songs and Sacred Poems Regularly Selected, Classified and Set in Order ... Stereotype ed. #d613

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