What though downy slumbers flee

What though downy slumbers flee

Author: Philip Doddridge
Published in 16 hymnals

Author: Philip Doddridge

Philip Doddridge (b. London, England, 1702; d. Lisbon, Portugal, 1751) belonged to the Non-conformist Church (not associated with the Church of England). Its members were frequently the focus of discrimination. Offered an education by a rich patron to prepare him for ordination in the Church of England, Doddridge chose instead to remain in the Non-conformist Church. For twenty years he pastored a poor parish in Northampton, where he opened an academy for training Non-conformist ministers and taught most of the subjects himself. Doddridge suffered from tuberculosis, and when Lady Huntington, one of his patrons, offered to finance a trip to Lisbon for his health, he is reputed to have said, "I can as well go to heaven from Lisbon as from Nort… Go to person page >

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First Line: What though downy slumbers flee
Author: Philip Doddridge
Copyright: Public Domain

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A Collection of Hymns from Various Authors. New ed. #d349

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A Collection of Psalms and Hymns #606

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A Selection of Hymns and Psalms for Social and Private Worship (2nd ed. Enl. and Imp.) #372

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A Selection of Hymns and Psalms for Social and Private Worship (6th ed.) #385

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A Selection of Hymns and Psalms, for Social and Private Worship. (11th ed.) #385

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A Selection of Hymns and Psalms #372

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A Selection of Psalms and Hymns, Embracing all the Varieties of Subjects #H148

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A Selection of Sacred Poetry #606

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A Selection of Sacred Poetry #606

Hymns and Tunes for Home Worship #d243

The Christian Psalter #d621

The Universalist Hymn Book #d506

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The Universalist Hymn-Book #529

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