Arabia's desert ranger

Arabia's desert ranger

Author: James Montgomery
Published in 7 hymnals

Author: James Montgomery

Montgomery, James, son of John Montgomery, a Moravian minister, was born at Irvine, Ayrshire, Nov. 4, 1771. In 1776 he removed with his parents to the Moravian Settlement at Gracehill, near Ballymena, county of Antrim. Two years after he was sent to the Fulneck Seminary, Yorkshire. He left Fulneck in 1787, and entered a retail shop at Mirfield, near Wakefield. Soon tiring of that he entered upon a similar situation at Wath, near Rotherham, only to find it quite as unsuitable to his taste as the former. A journey to London, with the hope of finding a publisher for his youthful poems ended in failure; and in 1792 he was glad to leave Wath for Shefield to join Mr. Gales, an auctioneer, bookseller, and printer of the Sheffield Register newspap… Go to person page >

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First Line: Arabia's desert ranger
Author: James Montgomery

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Instances (1 - 7 of 7)Text InfoTune InfoTextScoreFlexScoreAudioPage Scan
A Collection of Hymns, for the use of the Wesleyan Methodist Connection of America. #520Page Scan
Hymn Book of the Methodist Protestant Church. (2nd ed.) #499bPage Scan
Hymn book of the Methodist Protestant Church. (4th ed.) #499bPage Scan
New Standard Singer #d13
New Standard Singer, Pt. 1-7 #d13
Sabbath-School Hymn-Book #8Page Scan
Universalist Hymn Book #d27



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