Come and taste, along with me
Come and taste, along with me. John Leland* (1754–1841).
This hymn was entitled ‘The Christian’s Consolation’. It was probably first published in 1801, in at least three collections: Richard Allen*, A Collection of Hymns and Spiritual Songs: from various authors (Philadelphia: T. L. Plowman, 1801); Richard Allen, A Collection of Spiritual Songs and Hymns (Philadelphia: John Ormrod, 1801); and Josiah Goddard, A New and Beautiful Collection of Select Hymns and Spiritual Songs (Walpole, New Hampshire: Thomas & Thomas, 1801):
COME and taste, along with me,Consolation running free,From my Father’s glorious throne,Sweeter than the honey comb.
Wherefore should I seek alone?Two are better...
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