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Ye lovely bands of blooming youth

Ye lovely bands of blooming youth

Author: Philip Doddridge
Published in 18 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: Ye lovely bands of blooming youth
Author: Philip Doddridge
Copyright: Public Domain

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A Collection of Spiritual Hymns #572

A Prayer Meeting and Revival Hymn Book . 27th ed. #d586

A Prayer Meeting and Revival Hymn Book. 5th ed. #d351

Christian Psalms and Hymns to Aid in Public and Private Devotion #d1102

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Evangelical Hymns #154

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Hymns for Christian Melody #789

Prayers for the Use of Families with a Selection of Hymns #d163

The Church Hymn Book #d1209

The Social Harp #d367

The Social Harp. Rev. #d448

Village Hymns #d674

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Village hymns for social worship, selected and original #544

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Village hymns for social worship, selected and original #544

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Village Hymns for Social Worship, Selected and Original #544

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