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Among the deepest shades of night

Among the deepest shades of night

Author: Ann Taylor
Published in 44 hymnals

Author: Ann Taylor

Gilbert, Ann, nèe Taylor, the elder of the two sisters, and daughter of Isaac Taylor, was born at London, Jan. 30, 1782, her father at that time being engaged in London as an engraver. Subsequently her father became a Congregational Minister, and resided, first at Colchester and then at Ongar. In 1813 she was married to the Rev. Joseph Gilbert, Classical and Mathematical Tutor at the Congregational College, Masborough, near Rotherham, Yorkshire. From Masborough they passed to Hull, and then to Nottingham, where Mr. Gilbert died in 1852. Mrs. Gilbert remained at Nottingham, and died there Dec. 20, 1866. In addition to contributing hymns to the joint works of herself and her sister Jane, a few were given in Collyer's Collection, 1812, signed… Go to person page >

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First Line: Among the deepest shades of night
Author: Ann Taylor


Among the deepest shades of night. Ann Gilbert, née Taylor. [A Child's Hymn.] Appeared in Hymns for Infant Minds, by J. and A. Taylor, 1810, in 5 stanzas of 4 lines, and entitled "Thou God seest me." It is found in various collections for children. Original text in Stevenson's Hymns for Church and Home, with "to hell" for "in hell," stanza iv., 1.1. It is sometimes given as "Amongst the deepest shades." -- John Julian, Dictionary of Hymnology (1907)



Instances (1 - 44 of 44)Text InfoTune InfoTextScoreFlexScoreAudioPage Scan
A Manual of Devotion and Hymns for the House of Refuge, City of New York #46Page Scan
A Selection of Hymns for the Use of Church of England Sunday Schools, Bible Classes ... New ed. #d11
American Sunday School Psalmody; or, hymns and music, for the use of Sunday-schools and teacher's meetings; with a manual of instruction #186Page Scan
Boston Sunday School Hymn Book. 5th ed. #d6
Familiar Hymns, Alphabetically Arranged. #d8
Family Hymns #d8
Hymn, Tune, and Service Book for Sunday Schools #20Page Scan
Hymns and Poetry for the Young #d6
Hymns for Children and Young Persons #d22
Hymns for Infant Minds #d4
Hymns for Infant Minds. Armstrong's 2nd ed. #d6
Hymns for Little Children #d1
Hymns for Schools and Families #d4
Hymns for Schools and Families #d21
Hymns for Schools and Families, Specailly Designed for the Children of the Church #141Page Scan
Hymns for Social Worship: selected from Watts, Doddridge, Newton, Cowper, Steele and others #469Page Scan
Hymns for Sunday Schools, Selected from Various Authoors #d13
Hymns for Sunday Schools. 2nd ed. #d5
Hymns for Youth, Suitable to be Used in Sabbath and Parochial Schools #5Page Scan
Hymns, Selected and Arranged for the Sunday School of the Evangelical Lutheran Church of St. Matthew, Philadelphia #d5
Hymns, Selected and Original, for Sunday Schools of the Evangelical Lutheran Church #d16
Juvenile Psalmody. Second ed. #d5
Liturgy and Hymns for Sunday Schools #d7
New Union Hymns #91Page Scan
Portsmouth Sunday School Hymn Book #d6
Selection of Hymns for the Sunday School Union of the Methodist Episcopal Church #233Page Scan
Songs of Praise for Sabbath Schools and Families. New ed. #d3
Sunday School Hymn Book #d7
Sunday School Hymn Book. (19th ed) #101Page Scan
Sunday-School Hymns #59Page Scan
The American Baptist Sabbath-School Hymn-Book #7Page Scan
The American Sunday-School Hymn-Book #70Page Scan
The Baptist Sabbath School Hymn Book #d27
The Boston Sunday School Hymn Book: with devotional exercises. (Rev. ed.) #42Page Scan
The Child's Hymn Book #87Page Scan
The Child's Prayer and Hymn Book #d4
The Disciples' Hymn Book: a collection of hymns and chants for public and private devotion #194Page Scan
The Mozart Collection of Sacred Music: containing melodies, chorals, anthems and chants, harmonized in four parts; together with the celebrated Christus and Miserere by ZIngarelli #113Page Scan
The Presbyterian Juvenile Psalmodist #67Page Scan
The Sabbath Chimes #d12
The Sunday School Liturgy. (4th ed.) #37Page Scan
Union Hymns. Rev. #d20
Union Hymns. Rev. #d21
Year of Worship for Sunday Schools and Homes #22Page Scan
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