Yet a few years or days, perhaps

Yet a few years or days, perhaps

Author: J. Hawkesworth
Published in 12 hymnals

Author: J. Hawkesworth

Hawkesworth, John, LL.D. (b. 1715, and d. Nov. 1773), a writer in the Gentleman's Magazine, proprietor and editor of the Adventurer, and friend of Johnson, Warton, and other literary men of note, published, in 1760, Poems and Translations, and was the author of the well-known Morning hymn "In sleep's serene oblivion laid." This hymn was composed in 1773, "about a month before his death, in a wakeful hour of the night, and dictated to his wife on rising. It appeared in the Universal Theological Magazine for March, 1802." (Miller's Singers & Songs, &c, p. 210.) It was given in Collyer's Selection, 1812; the Leeds Hymn Book, 1853; and others; and is in somewhat extensive use in America. It sometimes begins, as in the American Unitarian Hymns… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Yet a few years or days, perhaps
Author: J. Hawkesworth

Timeline

Instances

Instances (1 - 12 of 12)Text InfoTune InfoTextScoreFlexScoreAudioPage Scan
A Collection of Hymns: Supplementary to the Psalms and Hymns of Dr. Watts #399Page Scan
A Collection of Psalms and Hymns for Social and Private Worship #CCLXXVPage Scan
A Collection of Psalms and Hymns for the Sanctuary #546Page Scan
A Collection of Psalms and Hymns, for Social and Private Worship #400Page Scan
A Collection of Psalms and Hymns, for Social and Private Worship (Rev. ed. with supplement) #400Page Scan
A Selection of Hymns for Worship (2nd ed.) #245Page Scan
A Selection of Psalms and Hymns, Embracing all the Varieties of Subjects #H124Page Scan
Hymns, Suitable for the Devotion of Families and Churches: selected from various authors #XXIVPage Scan
Psalms and Hymns, for Social and Private Worship #d508
Selection of Hymns, for Public Worship designed to be used with Watts' #59Page Scan
The Choral: a Collection of Church Music, Adapted to the Worship of All Denominations #d276
The Springfield Collection of Hymns for Sacred Worship #199Page Scan



Advertisements