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Weak and irresolute is man

Weak and irresolute is man

Author: William Cowper
Published in 41 hymnals

Author: William Cowper

Cowper, William, the poet. The leading events in the life of Cowper are: born in his father's rectory, Berkhampstead, Nov. 26, 1731; educated at Westminster; called to the Bar, 1754; madness, 1763; residence at Huntingdon, 1765; removal to Olney, 1768; to Weston, 1786; to East Dereham, 1795; death there, April 25, 1800. The simple life of Cowper, marked chiefly by its innocent recreations and tender friendships, was in reality a tragedy. His mother, whom he commemorated in the exquisite "Lines on her picture," a vivid delineation of his childhood, written in his 60th year, died when he was six years old. At his first school he was profoundly wretched, but happier at Westminster; excelling at cricket and football, and numbering Warren Hasti… Go to person page >

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First Line: Weak and irresolute is man
Author: William Cowper

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A Collection of Hymns and a Liturgy: for the use of Evangelical Lutheran Churches, to which are added prayers for families and individuals (New and Enl. Stereotype Ed.) #587Page Scan
A Collection of Psalms and Hymns for Christian Worship #351Page Scan
A Collection of Psalms and Hymns for Christian Worship (10th ed.) #351Page Scan
A Collection of Psalms and Hymns for Christian Worship (6th ed.) #351Page Scan
A Collection of Psalms and Hymns for Christian Worship. (3rd ed.) #351Page Scan
A Collection of Psalms and Hymns for Christian Worship. (45th ed.) #351Page Scan
A Collection of Psalms and Hymns for Christian Worship. 16th ed. #351Page Scan
A Collection of Psalms and Hymns for the Sanctuary #471Page Scan
A Collection of Psalms and Hymns, for Social and Private Worship #364Page Scan
A Collection of Psalms and Hymns, for Social and Private Worship (Rev. ed. with supplement) #364Page Scan
A Collection of Psalms and Hymns: from Watts, Doddridge, and others (4th ed. with an appendix) #268Page Scan
A Selection of Hymns and Psalms for Social and Private Worship (2nd ed. Enl. and Imp.) #243Page Scan
A Selection of Hymns and Psalms for Social and Private Worship (6th ed.) #251Page Scan
A Selection of Hymns and Psalms, for Social and Private Worship. (11th ed.) #251Page Scan
A Selection of Hymns and Psalms: for social and private worship (3rd ed. corr.) #243Page Scan
A Selection of Hymns from the Best Authors.: including a great number of originals: intended to be an appendix to Dr. Watts's Psalms and Hymns. (Woodward's rev. and corr. ed.; Sterotype ed.) #A77Page Scan
A Selection of Psalms and Hymns, Embracing all the Varieties of Subjects #P31Page Scan
A Selection of Sacred Poetry: consisting of psalms and hymns from Watts, Doddridge, Merrick, Scott, Cowper, Barbauld, Steele, and others (2nd ed.) #268Page Scan
A Selection of Sacred Poetry: consisting of psalms and hymns, from Watts, Doddridge, Merrick, Scott, Cowper, Barbauld, Steele ...compiled for the use of the Unitarian Church in Philadelphia #268Page Scan
Additional Hymns to the Collection of Hymns for the use of Evangelical Lutheran Churches #587Page Scan
Christian Hymns for Public and Private Worship: a collection compiled by a committee of the Cheshire Pastoral Association (11th ed.) #569Page Scan
Hymn and Tune Book for the Church and the Home and Services for Congregational Worship. Rev. ed. #d785
Hymn and Tune Book for the Church and the Home. (Rev. ed.) #577Page Scan
Hymn and Tune Book, for the Church and the Home #571Page Scan
Hymn Book for Christian Worship #618Page Scan
Hymns for Children and Young Persons #d474
Hymns for Public Worship #448Page Scan
Hymns for the Church of Christ (3rd thousand) #552Page Scan
Hymns for the Church of Christ. (6th thousand) #552Page Scan
Hymns for the Hospital Chapel, Worcester #d224
Hymns for the Sanctuary #302Page Scan
Hymns, Collects, Anthems and Selections #d273
Psalms and Hymns, for Social and Private Worship #d458
Selection from Tate and Brady's Version of the Psalms; with Hymns by Various Authors, for the Church in Brattle-Square #d314
Social Hymns and Tunes, for the Conference and Prayer Meeting, and the Home with services and prayers #240Page Scan
The American Seaman's Hymn Book: a Collection of Sacred Songs for the Use of Mariners #d232
The Chapel Hymn Book (4th ed.) #d397
The Chapel Hymn Book. 5th ed. #d389
The Christian Psalter #d614
The Gospel Hymnal #d673
The Philadelphia Hymn Book; or, a selection of sacred poetry, consisting of psalms and hymns from Watts...and others, adapted to public and private devotion #268Page Scan



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