Unhappy city hadst thou known

Unhappy city hadst thou known

Author: Ottiwell Heginbotham
Published in 13 hymnals

Author: Ottiwell Heginbotham

Heginbothom, Ottiwell, born in 1744, and died in 1768, was for a short time the Minister of a Nonconformist congregation at Sudbury, Suffolk. The political and religious disputes which agitated the congregation, in the origin of which he had no part, and which resulted in a secession and the erection of another chapel, so preyed upon his mind, and affected his health, that his pastorate terminated with his death within three years of his appointment. His earliest hymn, "When sickness shakes the languid corse [frame]," was printed in the Christian Magazine, Feb. 1763. In 1791 the Rev. John Mead Ray communicated several of Heginbothom's hymns to the Protestant Magazine; and in the same year, these and others to the number of 25, were publishe… Go to person page >

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First Line: Unhappy city hadst thou known
Author: Ottiwell Heginbotham

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A Collection of Hymns from Various Authors. New ed. #d337

Church Hymn Book . 3rd ed. #d557

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Hymns for Christian Melody #248

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Hymns of the Advent #246

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Hymns of the Morning: Designed for the use of God's People #246

Seamen's Devotional Assistant and Mariners' Hymns (American Seamen's Friend Society) #d532

Village Hymns #d595

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