Pass a few swiftly fleeting years

Pass a few swiftly fleeting years

Author: Charles Wesley
Tune: ZURICH
Published in 51 hymnals

Author: Charles Wesley

Charles Wesley, M.A. was the great hymn-writer of the Wesley family, perhaps, taking quantity and quality into consideration, the great hymn-writer of all ages. Charles Wesley was the youngest son and 18th child of Samuel and Susanna Wesley, and was born at Epworth Rectory, Dec. 18, 1707. In 1716 he went to Westminster School, being provided with a home and board by his elder brother Samuel, then usher at the school, until 1721, when he was elected King's Scholar, and as such received his board and education free. In 1726 Charles Wesley was elected to a Westminster studentship at Christ Church, Oxford, where he took his degree in 1729, and became a college tutor. In the early part of the same year his religious impressions were much deepene… Go to person page >

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Author: Charles Wesley

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A Collection of Hymns Adapted to the Use of the Methodist Episcopal Church #d484
A Collection of Hymns for Public, Social and Domestic Worship #d678
A Collection of Hymns for Public, Social and Domestic Worship #d681
A Collection of Hymns for Public, Social, and Domestic Worship #d681
A Collection of Hymns for Public, Social, and Domestic Worship #677Page Scan
A Collection of Hymns for the Use of the African Methodist Episcopal Church in America #d288
A Collection of Hymns for the use of the Methodist Episcopal Church. Rev. with a Supplement #d492
A Collection of Hymns for the Use of the Methodist Episcopal Church: principally from the collection of Rev. John Wesley, M. A., late fellow of Lincoln College, Oxford; with... (Rev. & corr.) #567Page Scan
A Collection of Hymns for the Use of the Methodist Episcopal Church: Principally from the Collection of the Rev. John Wesley. M. A. #567Page Scan
A Collection of Hymns for the Use of the United Brethren in Christ #d282
A Collection of Hymns for the use of the Wesleyan Methodist Connection of America #d424
A Collection of Hymns, for the Use of the People Called Methodists, with a Supplement #47Page Scan
A Collection of Hymns, for the use of the United Brethren in Christ: taken from the most approved authors, and adapted to public and private worship #952Page Scan
A Collection of Hymns, for the use of the Wesleyan Methodist Connection of America. #683Page Scan
A Collection of Hymns: for camp meetings, revivals, &c., for the use of the Primitive Methodists #L50Page Scan
A Collection of Hymns: for the use of the Methodist Episcopal Church, principally from the collection of the Rev. John Wesley, A. M., late fellow of Lincoln College..(Rev. and corr. with a supplement) #567Page Scan
A Collection of Hymns: for the use of the people called Methodists; in miniature #47Page Scan
A Collection of Psalms and Hymns for Christian Worship #474Page Scan
A Collection of Psalms and Hymns for Christian Worship (10th ed.) #474Page Scan
A Collection of Psalms and Hymns for Christian Worship (6th ed.) #474Page Scan
A Collection of Psalms and Hymns for Christian Worship. (3rd ed.) #474Page Scan
A Collection of Psalms and Hymns for Christian Worship. (45th ed.) #474Page Scan
A Collection of Psalms and Hymns for Christian Worship. 16th ed. #474Page Scan
A Collection of Psalms and Hymns for the Sanctuary #581Page Scan
A New Book of Hymns for the Use of the Methodist Episcopal and Other Churches #d203
A Selection of Hymns ... Supplement to the Methodist Pocket Hymn Book. 1st ed #d220
A Selection of Hymns from Various Authors, Designed as a Supplement to the Methodist Pocket Hymn Book. 3rd ed. #d225
Christian Psalms and Hymns to Aid in Public and Private Devotion #d729
Cottage Melodies; a hymn and tune book, for prayer and social meetings and the home circle #29Page Scan
Hymnal of the Methodist Episcopal Church #963Page Scan
Hymnal of the Methodist Episcopal Church #963Page Scan
Hymns and Tunes for Vestry and Conference Meetings #d73
Hymns and Tunes for Vestry and Conferences. 2nd ed. #d66
Hymns for Social Worship and Private Devotion #d125
Hymns for Sunday Schools, Selected from Various Authoors #d174
Hymns for the Use of the African Methodist Episcopal Zion Church. Impr. ed. #d393
Hymns for the Use of the Brethren in Christ #d392
Hymns for the Use of the Methodist Episcopal Church. Rev. ed. #1067Page Scan
Hymns of the Protestant Episcopal Church of the United States, as authorized by the General Convention: with an additional selection #388Page Scan
New Hymn and Tune book: an Offering of Praise for the Methodist Episcopal Church #161hPage Scan
New Hymn and Tune Book: an Offering of Praise for the Use of the African M. E. Zion Church of America #161hPage Scan
Selection of Hymns for the Sunday School Union of the Methodist Episcopal Church #45Page Scan
The African Methodist Episcopal Church Hymn Book #d351
The American Hymn and Tune Book #d638
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.) #38aPage Scan
The Heart and Voice: or, Songs of Praise for the Sanctuary: hymn and tune book, designed for congregational singing in the Methodist Episcopal Church, and for congregations generally #67cPage Scan
The Hymn Book of the Free Methodist Church #161Page Scan
The Sacred Lyre #d228
The Tribute of praise and Methodist Protestant Hymn Book. #114Page Scan
The Tribute of Praise: a collection of hymns and tunes for public and social worship, and for the use in the family circle and Sabbath school #114Page Scan
The Tribute of Praise: a collection of hymns and tunes for public and social worship, and for use in the family circle #114Page Scan



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