Our days are as the grass

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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Author: Isaac Watts

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Christian Hymns for Public and Private Worship: a collection compiled by a committee of the Cheshire Pastoral Association (11th ed.) #89Page Scan
Hymns for Use in Divine Worship ... Seventh-Day Adventists #d870
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Oriola #d173
Sacred Songs for Family and Social Worship: comprising the most approved spiritual hymns with chaste and popular tunes ( New ed. rev. and enl.) #233Page Scan
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The American Vocalist: a selection of tunes, anthems, sentences, and hymns, old and new: designed for the church, the vestry, or the parlor; adapted to every variety of metre in common use. (Rev. ed.) #109aPage Scan
The Choir: or, Union collection of church music. Consisting of a great variety of psalm and hymn tunes, anthems, &c. original and selected. Including many beautiful subjects from the works.. (2nd ed.) #155aPage Scan
The Choir: or, Union collection of church music. Consisting of a great variety of psalm and hymn tunes, anthems, &c. original and selected. Including many beautiful subjects from the works.. (2nd ed.) #165bPage Scan
The Christian Melodist: a new collection of hymns for social religious worship #T41Page Scan
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The Modern Psalmist #d248
The Palm: a collection of sacred music, for choirs, singing schools and conventions #385aPage Scan
The Psalmodist: a Choice Collection of Psalm and Hymn Tunes #d178
The Psaltery #d219
The Sacred Harp or Eclectic Harmony: a collection of church music, consisting of a great variety of psalm and hymn tunes, anthems, sacred songs and chants...(New ed., Rev. and Corr.) #100aPage Scan
The Sanctus #d190
The Seventh-Day Adventist Hymn and Tune Book: for use in divine worship #558Page Scan
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The Wesleyan Minstrel: a Collection of Hymns and Tunes. 2nd ed. #128aPage Scan



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