(17311800). B. Hertfordshire, Eng.; pre-Romanticist poet; deeply religious; given to attacks of melancholy. Lived at Olney 176786; collaborated with J. Newton* on the Olney Hymns, contributing 67 of them, including There Is a Fountain Filled with Blood; God Moves in a Mysterious Way; God of My Life, to Thee I Call. Other works include The Task.
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