O thou earliest, latest hope

O thou earliest, latest hope

Author: Isaac Watts
Published in 5 hymnals

Author: Isaac Watts

Isaac Watts was the son of a schoolmaster, and was born in Southampton, July 17, 1674. He is said to have shown remarkable precocity in childhood, beginning the study of Latin, in his fourth year, and writing respectable verses at the age of seven. At the age of sixteen, he went to London to study in the Academy of the Rev. Thomas Rowe, an Independent minister. In 1698, he became assistant minister of the Independent Church, Berry St., London. In 1702, he became pastor. In 1712, he accepted an invitation to visit Sir Thomas Abney, at his residence of Abney Park, and at Sir Thomas' pressing request, made it his home for the remainder of his life. It was a residence most favourable for his health, and for the prosecution of his literary… Go to person page >

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First Line: O thou earliest, latest hope
Author: Isaac Watts

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A Selection of Hymns and Psalms for Social and Private Worship (2nd ed. Enl. and Imp.) #172Page Scan
A Selection of Hymns and Psalms for Social and Private Worship (6th ed.) #179Page Scan
A Selection of Hymns and Psalms, for Social and Private Worship. (11th ed.) #179Page Scan
A Selection of Hymns and Psalms: for social and private worship (3rd ed. corr.) #172Page Scan
Hymns for Social and Private Worship, Altered to a Devotional Form #d95



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