While all the angel throng

While all the angel throng

Author: James Montgomery
Published in 11 hymnals

Author: James Montgomery

Montgomery, James, son of John Montgomery, a Moravian minister, was born at Irvine, Ayrshire, Nov. 4, 1771. In 1776 he removed with his parents to the Moravian Settlement at Gracehill, near Ballymena, county of Antrim. Two years after he was sent to the Fulneck Seminary, Yorkshire. He left Fulneck in 1787, and entered a retail shop at Mirfield, near Wakefield. Soon tiring of that he entered upon a similar situation at Wath, near Rotherham, only to find it quite as unsuitable to his taste as the former. A journey to London, with the hope of finding a publisher for his youthful poems ended in failure; and in 1792 he was glad to leave Wath for Shefield to join Mr. Gales, an auctioneer, bookseller, and printer of the Sheffield Register newspap… Go to person page >

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First Line: While all the angel throng
Author: James Montgomery


While all the angel throng. A cento from "Father, in whom we live," p. 368, i. --John Julian, Dictionary of Hymnology, Appendix, Part II (1907)



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Church Pastorals, hymns and tunes for public and social worship #285Page Scan
Church Psalmist: or Psalms and Hymns Designed for the Public, Social, and Private Use of Evangelical Christians ... with Supplement. 53rd ed. #230Page Scan
Church Psalmist: or psalms and hymns for the public, social and private use of evangelical Christians (5th ed.) #230Page Scan
Church Psalmist: or, psalms and hymns, for the public, social and private use of Evangelical Christians. With Supplement. (50th ed.) #230Page Scan
Church Psalmody: or, hymns for public worship, selected from Dr. Watts's Psalms and Hymns, and the Congregational Hymn Book #276Page Scan
Hymns of Worship: designed for use especially in the lecture room, the prayer meeting and the family #143Page Scan
Seamen's Hymns #230Page Scan
Seamen's Hymns and Devotional Assistant #d698
Social Psalmist: or hymns, selected for the private use and social meetings of evangelical Christians #230Page Scan
The Church Hymn Book #d638
The College Hymn and Tune Book #d129
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