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That the Lust of Gold May Be Banished

With thy pure dews and rains

Author: John Pierpont
Published in 7 hymnals

Author: John Pierpont

Pierpont, John, son of James Pierpont, of Litchfield, Connecticut, was born at Litchfield, April 6, 1785, and educated at Yale College, where he graduated in 1804. After fulfilling engagements as a Tutor in New Haven, and in Charlestown, South Carolina, he was admitted to the Bar in 1812. Shortly after he retired and went into business, only to leave it also, and to pass on to Harvard College as a student in theology. In 1819 he succeeded Dr. Holley as the pastor of the Unitarian congregation in Hollis Street, Boston. At length his zeal against intemperance and slavery caused him to resign his charge in 1840 [sic. 1845] (see Lothrop's Proceedings of an Eccl. Council in the case of the Hollis Street Meeting and the Rev. J. Pierpont). At this… Go to person page >

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First Line: With thy pure dews and rains
Title: That the Lust of Gold May Be Banished
Author: John Pierpont
Meter: 6s. & 4s.
Language: English
Copyright: Public Domain

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Instances (1 - 7 of 7)
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A Collection of Hymns, for the use of the Wesleyan Methodist Connection of America. #614

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A Selection of Anti-Slavery Hymns #10

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Freedom's Lyre #168

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Hymns for Christian Devotion #798

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Hymns for Christian Devotion #798

Songs of the Free, and Hymns of Christian Freedom #d145

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The Religious Songster #76

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