(4 Nov 1771 - 1854)
editor and poet whose humanitarian campaigning included the abolition of slavery and the exploitation of boy chimney sweeps. He also composed about four hundred hymns, though only a fraction of those are in present use.
Science Quotes by James Montgomery (1 quote)
The forests in his strength rejoice;
Hark! on the evening breeze,
As once of old, the Lord God's voice
Is heard among the trees.
— James Montgomery
In Greenland and Other Poems (1819), 175.