The pity of the Lord

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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A Book of Worship for the Use of the Evangelical Lutheran Church ... of the Church of the Redeemer, Richmond, Virginia #d159
A Collection of Hymns for Public, Social and Domestic Worship #d817
A Collection of Hymns for Public, Social and Domestic Worship #d822
A Collection of Hymns for Public, Social, and Domestic Worship #d823
A Collection of Hymns for Public, Social, and Domestic Worship #62Page Scan
A Collection of Psalms, Hymns, and Spiritual Songs: with the music of Mason's Sacred Harp and Missouri Harmony adapted #452Page Scan
A New Selection of Psalms, Hymns and Spiritual Songs: from the best authors; designed for the use of conference meetings, private circles, and congregations (21st ed. with an appendix) #932Page Scan
A Pastor's Selection of Hymns and Tunes: for Worship in the Church and Family #235Page Scan
A Selection of Sacred Songs. 2nd ed. #67Page Scan
A Selection of Sacred Songs: for the use of schools and academies #67Page Scan
American Psalmody: a collection of sacred music, comprising a great variety of psalm, and hymn tunes, set-pieces, anthems and chants, arranged with a figured bass for the organ...(3rd ed.) #45bPage Scan
American Psalmody: a collection of sacred music, comprising a great variety of psalm, and hymn tunes, set-pieces, anthems and chants, arranged with a figured bass for the organ...(3rd ed.) #54bPage Scan
American Sunday School Psalmody; or, hymns and music, for the use of Sunday-schools and teacher's meetings; with a manual of instruction #139Page Scan
Book of Hymns and Tunes, comprising the psalms and hymns for the worship of God, approved by the general assembly of 1866, arranged with appropriate tunes... by authority of the assembly of 1873 #232aPage Scan
Cantica Laudis: or, the American Book of Church Music #d287
Carmina Sacra: or, Boston Collection of Church Music: comprising the most popular psalm and hymn tunes in eternal use together with a great variety of new tunes, chants, sentences, motetts... #140aPage Scan
Carmina Sanctorum, a selection of hymns and songs of praise with tunes #143Page Scan
Carmina Sanctorum: a selection of hymns and songs of praise with tunes #143Page Scan
Choral Harp for Sunday Schools #d134
Christian Melodies: a selection of hymns and tunes designed for social and private worship in the lecture-room and the family #136Page Scan
Christian Melodies: a selection of hymns and tunes designed for social and private worship in the lecture-room and the family (2nd ed.) #136Page Scan
Christian Praise: a manual of worship for public, social and private devotion #327Page Scan
Church Melodies, a Collection of Psalms, Hymns and Spiritual Songs #d992
Church Melodies: collection of psalms and hymns, with appropriate music. For the use of congregations. #150Page Scan
Church Pastorals, hymns and tunes for public and social worship #833Page Scan
Church Psalmody: a Collection of Psalms and Hymns adapted to public worship #P103.9Page Scan
Church Psalmody: a Collection of Psalms and Hymns Adapted to Public Worship #P103iPage Scan
Cottage Melodies; a hymn and tune book, for prayer and social meetings and the home circle #339Page Scan
Crystal Gems for the Sabbath School: containing a choice collection of new hymns and tunes, suitable for anniversaries, and all other exercises of the Sabbath-school... #46Page Scan
David's Harp: or the Boston Sabbath school song book, containing a variety of pleasing tunes in all the various metres; also hymns, anthems, and chants...(2nd Rev. Ed.) #9Page Scan
Devotional Melodies, Adapted to Social Worship #d89
Family Singing Book. Rev ed. with Supplement #d267
Fulton Street Hymn Book, for the use of union prayer meetings, Sabbath schools and families #20Page Scan
Gospel Hymns and Tune Book #d354
Gospel Light, or Hymns and Tunes for all Occasions of Christian Work and Worship #d401
Hallowed Songs #d325
Hallowed Songs: a collection of the most popular hymns and tunes, both old, and new, designed for prayer and social meetings, revivals, family worship, and Sabbath schools #194Page Scan
Hallowed Songs: for prayer and social meetings, containing hymns and tunes, carefully selected from all sources, both old and new, and are of the most spiritual..(Newly Revised) #251Page Scan
Harmonia Ecclesiae: or, Companion to the Christian Minstrel #d248
Harmony in Praise #d212
Hymn and Tune Book of the Methodist Episcopal Church, South (Round Note Ed.) #28Page Scan
Hymn Book for the Army and Navy #d68
Hymn Book of the Colored M.E. Church in America #d506
Hymn Book of the Methodist Episcopal Church, South #28Page Scan
Hymns and Songs for Social and Sabbath Worship #120Page Scan
Hymns and Songs for Social and Sabbath Worship. (Rev. ed.) #120Page Scan
Hymns and Songs of Praise for Public and Social Worship #89Page Scan
Hymns for Social Worship. 6th ed. #d233
Hymns for the Sanctuary and Social Worship: with tunes #188Page Scan
Hymns for the Vestry and the Fireside #d289
Hymns of the Ages for Public and Social Worship #148Page Scan
Hymns of the Ages for Public and Social Worship, Approved and Recommended ... by the General Assembly of the Presbyterian Church in the U.S. 2nd ed. #d498
Light and Life: a collection of new hymns and tunes for sunday schools, prayer meetings, praise meetings and revival meetings #107Page Scan
Manly's Choice #d217
Manual of Christian Psalmody: a collection of psalms and hymns for public worship #P103iPage Scan
Manual of Hymns: a Collection of Hymns, for Social and Family Worship #d96
Melodies of the Church: a collection of psalms and hymns adapted to publick and social worship, seasons of revival, monthly concerts of prayer, and various similar occasions... #d950
Mother's Hymn Book . New ed. #d125
Musica Sacra: or, Springfield and Utica Collections United: consisting of Psalm and hymn tunes, anthems, and chants (2nd revised ed.) #165Page Scan
Musica Sacra; or Springfield and Utica Collections United #d142
National Hymn and Tune Book: for congregations, schools and the home #93Page Scan
New Life: or, Songs and Tunes for Sunday-Schools, Prayer Meetings, and Private Occasions #134Page Scan
Ocean Melodies, and Seamen's Companion: a collection of hymns and music; for the use of Bethels, Chaplains of the Navy and private devotion of Mariners #91bPage Scan
Plymouth Collection of Hymns and Tunes; for the use of Christian Congregations #102Page Scan
Prison Hymn Book #d331
Psalmista: or, Choir Melodies #d231
Psalms and Hymns and Spiritual Songs: a manual of worship for the church of Christ #174Page Scan
Psalms and Hymns: adapted to social, private and public worship in the Cumberland Presbyterian Chruch #P103iPage Scan
Sacred Songs for Social Worship #8Page Scan
Schools Lyrics #d206
Song Life for Sunday Schools #d190
Song-book of the School Room #d98
Songs for Social and Public Worship #650Page Scan
Songs for Social and Public Worship. Rev. ed. #d409
Songs for the New Life #d624
Songs for the School Room #d117
Songs of Christian Praise with Music #d535
Songs of Delight, for the Sunday School #157aPage Scan
Songs of Devotion for Christian Assocations: a collection of psalms, hymns, spiritual songs, with music for chuch services, prayer and conference meetings, religious conventions, and family worship. #5Page Scan
Songs of Praise: a selection of standard hymns and tunes for the Sunday-shcools and social meetings #39Page Scan
Sursum Corda: a book of praise #133Page Scan
The Altar, a Service Book for Sunday Schools (New and Enl. Ed.) #204Page Scan
The American Hymn and Tune Book #d753
The American Sabbath School Singing Book: containing hymns, tunes, scriptural selections and chants, for Sabbath schools #11Page Scan
The American Tune Book (Carmina Sacra, enlarged) #d387
The Baptist Hymn and Praise Book #d466
The Baptist Hymn and Tune Book for Public Worship #126Page Scan
The Baptist Hymn and Tune Book, for Public Worship #72.126Page Scan
The Baptist Hymn Book #126Page Scan
The Baptist Hymnal, for Use in the Church and Home #77Page Scan
The Baptist Hymnal. Shaped notes ed. #d559
The Baptist Praise Book #239Page Scan
The Baptist Psalmody: a selection of hymns for the worship of God #73Page Scan
The Baptist Standard Hymnal with Responsive Readings #50Page Scan
The Bay State Collection of Church Music #d185
The Beacon Light #d83
The Book of Praise: or, Hymns for Public and Social Worship #d749
The Boston One-Line Psalmist: embracing Day and Beal's New Musical Notation #d161
The Canadian Baptist Hymn Book #94Page Scan
The Christian Harmony: in the Seven-Syllable Character Note System. Rev. ed. #d332



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