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We meet for evening prayer

Author: James Montgomery

Montgomery, James, son of John Montgomery, a Moravian minister, was born at Irvine, Ayrshire, Nov. 4, 1771. In 1776 he removed with his parents to the Moravian Settlement at Gracehill, near Ballymena, county of Antrim. Two years after he was sent to the Fulneck Seminary, Yorkshire. He left Fulneck in 1787, and entered a retail shop at Mirfield, near Wakefield. Soon tiring of that he entered upon a similar situation at Wath, near Rotherham, only to find it quite as unsuitable to his taste as the former. A journey to London, with the hope of finding a publisher for his youthful poems ended in failure; and in 1792 he was glad to leave Wath for Shefield to join Mr. Gales, an auctioneer, bookseller, and printer of the Sheffield Register newspap… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: We meet for evening prayer
Author: James Montgomery

Tune

DENNIS (Nägeli)

Lowell Mason (PHH 96) arranged DENNIS and first published it in The Psaltery (1845), a hymnal he compiled with George. Webb (PHH 559). Mason attributed the tune to Johann G. Nageli (b. Wetzikon, near Zurich, Switzerland, 1773; d. Wetzikon, 1836) but included no source reference. Nageli presumably pu…

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Timeline

Instances

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Juvenile Choir: for the use of Sabbath Schools, Bible Classes and the social circle #81Page Scan
Mission Songs: a collection of hymns and music, designed for Sabbath schools #[66]Page Scan
Songs of Gladness for the Sabbath School #72aPage Scan
The American Baptist Sabbath-School Hymn-Book #449Page Scan
The American Sunday-School Hymn-Book #356Page Scan
The Baptist Sabbath School Hymn Book #d446
Union Hymns. Rev. #d436
Union Hymns. Rev. #d449



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