I cannot shun the stroke of death

I cannot shun the stroke of death

Author: Simon Browne
Published in 16 hymnals

Author: Simon Browne

Simon Browne was born at Shepton Mallet, Somersetshire, about 1680. He began to preach as an "Independent" before he was twenty years of age, and was soon after settled at Portsmouth. In 1716, he became pastor in London. In 1723, he met with some misfortunes, which preyed upon his mind, and produced that singular case of monomania, recorded in the text-books of Mental Philosophy; he thought that God had "annihilated in him the thinking substance, and utterly divested him of consciousness." "Notwithstanding," says Toplady, "instead of having no soul, he wrote, reasoned, and prayed as if he had two." He died in 1732. His publications number twenty-three, of which some are still in repute. --Annotations of the Hymnal, Charles Hutchins,… Go to person page >

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First Line: I cannot shun the stroke of death
Author: Simon Browne

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A Choice Selection of Psalms, Hymns and Spiritual Songs for the use of Christians #709Page Scan
A Collection of Hymns and a Liturgy: for the use of Evangelical Lutheran Churches, to which are added prayers for families and individuals (New and Enl. Stereotype Ed.) #683Page Scan
A Collection of Hymns, for the Christian Church and Home #341Page Scan
A Collection of Psalms and Hymns for Christian Worship #453Page Scan
A Collection of Psalms and Hymns for Christian Worship (10th ed.) #453Page Scan
A Collection of Psalms and Hymns for Christian Worship (6th ed.) #453Page Scan
A Collection of Psalms and Hymns for Christian Worship. (3rd ed.) #453Page Scan
A Collection of Psalms and Hymns for Christian Worship. (45th ed.) #453Page Scan
A Collection of Psalms and Hymns for Christian Worship. 16th ed. #453Page Scan
A Collection of Psalms and Hymns for the Sanctuary #544Page Scan
A Collection of Psalms and Hymns, for Social and Private Worship (Rev. ed. with supplement) #229Page Scan
A New Selection of Hymns; designed for the use of conference meetings, private circles, and congregations, as a supplement to Dr. Watts' Psalms and Hymns #225(224)Page Scan
A Selection of Hymns, adapted to the devotions of the closet, the family, and the social circle; and containing subjects appropriate to the monthly concerns of prayer for the success... #278Page Scan
Additional Hymns to the Collection of Hymns for the use of Evangelical Lutheran Churches #683Page Scan
Christian Hymns for Public and Private Worship: a collection compiled by a committee of the Cheshire Pastoral Association (11th ed.) #575Page Scan
Hymns for Social Worship and Private Devotion #d63



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