What empty things are all the skies

What empty things are all the skies

Author: Isaac Watts
Published in 9 hymnals

Author: Isaac Watts

Isaac Watts was the son of a schoolmaster, and was born in Southampton, July 17, 1674. He is said to have shown remarkable precocity in childhood, beginning the study of Latin, in his fourth year, and writing respectable verses at the age of seven. At the age of sixteen, he went to London to study in the Academy of the Rev. Thomas Rowe, an Independent minister. In 1698, he became assistant minister of the Independent Church, Berry St., London. In 1702, he became pastor. In 1712, he accepted an invitation to visit Sir Thomas Abney, at his residence of Abney Park, and at Sir Thomas' pressing request, made it his home for the remainder of his life. It was a residence most favourable for his health, and for the prosecution of his literary… Go to person page >

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First Line: What empty things are all the skies
Author: Isaac Watts

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Hymns and Spiritual Songs #d404

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Hymns and Spiritual Songs, Original and Selected, for the Use of Christians. (5th ed.) #72

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Hymns and Spiritual Songs, Original and Selected, for the Use of Christians. (8th ed.) #72

Hymns and Spiritual Songs. 1st Canadian ed. #d309

Primitive Baptist Hymn and Tune book #d401

Seamen's Devotional Assistant and Mariners' Hymns (American Seamen's Friend Society) #d547

The Christian Hymn Book #d672

The Christian Hymn Book. 7th ed. #d674

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