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==General Information==
 
==General Information==
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'''Published:''' 1785
 
'''Published:''' 1785
  
'''Description:''' Transcribed from the American Singing-Book, 1786. Words by Isaac Watts, 1719, his Hymn 150
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'''Description:''' Transcribed from the American Singing-Book, 1786. Words by Isaac Watts, 1719, his Hymn 150 of Book 1, in twelve stanzas.
  
 
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Editor: Barry Johnston (submitted 2014-09-18).   Score information: Letter, 2 pages, 42 kB   Copyright: Public Domain
Edition notes: Oval-note edition.
  • CPDL #31823:  Icon_pdf.gif
Editor: Barry Johnston (submitted 2014-05-03).   Score information: Letter (landscape), 1 page, 31 kB   Copyright: Public Domain
Edition notes: Note shapes added (4-shape). Five more stanzas added below, selected from Watts' hymn. Re-formatted 2015-08-31.

General Information

Title: Freetown
Composer: Daniel Read
Lyricist: Isaac Watts

Number of voices: 4vv   Voicing: SATB
Genre: SacredHymn   Meter: 66. 66. 88

Language: English
Instruments: A cappella

Published: 1785

Description: Transcribed from the American Singing-Book, 1786. Words by Isaac Watts, 1719, his Hymn 150 of Book 1, in twelve stanzas.

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Original text and translations

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Join all the glorious names
Of wisdom, love, and power,
That ever mortals knew,
That angels ever bore:
All are too mean to speak His worth,
Too mean to set my Savior forth.

But O what gentle terms,
What condescending ways,
Doth our Redeemer use
To teach His heavenly grace!
Mine eyes with joy and wonder see
What forms of love He bears for me.