Ah why should this mistaken mind

Ah why should this mistaken mind

Author: Anne Steele
Published in 9 hymnals

Author: Anne Steele

Anne Steele was born at Broughton, Hampshire, in 1717. Her father was a timber merchant, and at the same time officiated as the lay pastor of the Baptist Society at Broughton. Her mother died when she was 3. At the age of 19 she became an invalid after injuring her hip. At the age of 21 she was engaged to be married but her fiance drowned the day of the wedding. On the occasion of his death she wrote the hymn "When I survey life's varied scenes." After the death of her fiance she assisted her father with his ministry and remained single. Despite her sufferings she maintained a cheerful attitude. She published a book of poetry Poems on subjects chiefly devotional in 1760 under the pseudonym "Theodosia." The remaining works were published a… Go to person page >

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First Line: Ah why should this mistaken mind
Author: Anne Steele

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A Collection of Psalms and Hymns: from Watts, Doddridge, and others (4th ed. with an appendix) #399Page Scan
A Selection of Hymns and Psalms for Social and Private Worship (2nd ed. Enl. and Imp.) #236Page Scan
A Selection of Hymns and Psalms for Social and Private Worship (6th ed.) #245Page Scan
A Selection of Hymns and Psalms, for Social and Private Worship. (11th ed.) #245Page Scan
A Selection of Hymns and Psalms: for social and private worship (3rd ed. corr.) #236Page Scan
A Selection of Sacred Poetry: consisting of psalms and hymns from Watts, Doddridge, Merrick, Scott, Cowper, Barbauld, Steele, and others (2nd ed.) #399Page Scan
A Selection of Sacred Poetry: consisting of psalms and hymns, from Watts, Doddridge, Merrick, Scott, Cowper, Barbauld, Steele ...compiled for the use of the Unitarian Church in Philadelphia #399Page Scan
The Baptist Hymn Book, in Two Parts #d436
The Philadelphia Hymn Book; or, a selection of sacred poetry, consisting of psalms and hymns from Watts...and others, adapted to public and private devotion #399Page Scan



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