Ye lands and isles of every sea

Ye lands and isles of every sea

Author: Isaac Watts
Published in 8 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: Ye lands and isles of every sea
Author: Isaac Watts

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Church Psalmist: or Psalms and Hymns Designed for the Public, Social, and Private Use of Evangelical Christians ... with Supplement. 53rd ed. #P97dPage Scan
Church Psalmist: or psalms and hymns for the public, social and private use of evangelical Christians (5th ed.) #p97dPage Scan
Church Psalmist: or, psalms and hymns, for the public, social and private use of Evangelical Christians. With Supplement. (50th ed.) #P97dPage Scan
Congregational Hymn and Tune Book; containing the Psalms and Hymns of the General Association of Connecticut, adapted to Suitable Tunes #340Page Scan
Plymouth Collection of Hymns and Tunes; for the use of Christian Congregations #560Page Scan
Psalms and Hymns and Spiritual Songs: a manual of worship for the church of Christ #162Page Scan
Psalms and Hymns, for Christian Use and Worship #P97.4Page Scan
The Baptist Hymn and Tune Book: being "The Plymouth Collection" enlarged and adapted to the use of Baptist churches #560Page Scan



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