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When worn with sickness, oft hast thou

When worn with sickness, oft hast thou

Author: Joseph Addison
Published in 4 hymnals

Author: Joseph Addison

Addison, Joseph, born at Milston, near Amesbury, Wiltshire, May 1, 1672, was the son of the Rev. Lancelot Addison, sometime Dean of Lichfield, and author of Devotional Poems, &c, 1699. Addison was educated at the Charterhouse, and at Magdalen College, Oxford, graduating B.A. 1691 and M.A. 1693. Although intended for the Church, he gave himself to the study of law and politics, and soon attained, through powerful influence, to some important posts. He was successively a Commissioner of Appeals, an Under Secretary of State, Secretary to the Lord Lieutenant of Ireland, and Chief Secretary for Ireland. He married, in 1716, the Dowager Countess of Warwick, and died at Holland House, Kensington, June 17, 1719. Addison is most widely known through… Go to person page >

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First Line: When worn with sickness, oft hast thou
Author: Joseph Addison
Place of Origin: England
Copyright: Public Domain

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A Collection of Psalms and Hymns for Publick Worship #IX

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A Collection of Psalms and Hymns for Publick Worship (2nd ed.) #IX

Sacred Hymns and Spiritual Songs for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter- Day Saints. 25th ed. #d359

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