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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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Instances (1 - 41 of 41)
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A Collection of Hymns and a Liturgy #587

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A Collection of Psalms and Hymns for Christian Worship #351

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A Collection of Psalms and Hymns for Christian Worship (10th ed.) #351

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A Collection of Psalms and Hymns for Christian Worship (6th ed.) #351

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A Collection of Psalms and Hymns for Christian Worship. (3rd ed.) #351

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A Collection of Psalms and Hymns for Christian Worship. (45th ed.) #351

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A Collection of Psalms and Hymns for Christian Worship. 16th ed. #351

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A Collection of Psalms and Hymns for the Sanctuary #471

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A Collection of Psalms and Hymns, for Social and Private Worship #364

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A Collection of Psalms and Hymns #268

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A Selection of Hymns and Psalms for Social and Private Worship (6th ed.) #251

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A Selection of Hymns and Psalms, for Social and Private Worship. (11th ed.) #251

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A Selection of Hymns and Psalms #243

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A Selection of Hymns from the Best Authors. #A77

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A Selection of Sacred Poetry #268

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A Selection of Sacred Poetry #268

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Christian Hymns for Public and Private Worship #569

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Hymn and Tune Book for the Church and the Home. (Rev. ed.) #577

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Hymn and Tune Book, for the Church and the Home #571

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Hymn Book for Christian Worship #618

Hymns for Children and Young Persons #d474

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Hymns for Public Worship #448

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Hymns for the Church of Christ (3rd thousand) #552

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Hymns for the Church of Christ. (6th thousand) #552

Hymns for the Hospital Chapel, Worcester #d224

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Hymns for the Sanctuary #302

Hymns, Collects, Anthems and Selections #d273

Psalms and Hymns, for Social and Private Worship #d458

The American Seaman's Hymn Book #d232

The Chapel Hymn Book (4th ed.) #d397

The Chapel Hymn Book. 5th ed. #d389

The Christian Psalter #d614

The Gospel Hymnal #d673

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