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 >

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

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A Collection of Hymns #399

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A Collection of Psalms and Hymns for Social and Private Worship #CCLXXV

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A Collection of Psalms and Hymns for the Sanctuary #546

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A Collection of Psalms and Hymns, for Social and Private Worship #400

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A Collection of Psalms and Hymns, for Social and Private Worship (Rev. ed. with supplement) #400

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A Selection of Hymns for Worship (2nd ed.) #245

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A Selection of Psalms and Hymns, Embracing all the Varieties of Subjects #H124

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Hymns, Suitable for the Devotion of Families and Churches #XXIV

Psalms and Hymns, for Social and Private Worship #d508

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Selection of Hymns, for Public Worship designed to be used with Watts' #59

The Choral #d276

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The Springfield Collection of Hymns for Sacred Worship #199

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