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Begin, my soul, the lofty strain

Begin, my soul, the lofty strain

Author: Elizabeth Singer Rowe
Published in 12 hymnals

Author: Elizabeth Singer Rowe

Rowe, Elizabeth, née Singer, daughter of Walter Singer, an Independent Minister, was born near Frome, Somersetshire, in 1674; married in 1710 to Thomas Rowe, the poet; and died in Feb., 1737. Her works include Friendship in Death; Letters Moral and Entertaining, and Devoute exercises of the Heart (which was revised and published by Dr. Watts). Her Miscellaneous Works in Prose and Verse, which included some of her husband's poems, together with her Hymns and Versions of Psalms, was published posthumously in 1739. --John Julian, Dictionary of Hymnology (1907)… Go to person page >

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First Line: Begin, my soul, the lofty strain
Author: Elizabeth Singer Rowe
Copyright: Public Domain

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A Collection of Psalms and Hymns for the Use of Universalist Societies and Families 16ed. #83

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A Collection of Psalms and Hymns #54

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A Selection of Sacred Poetry #54

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A Selection of Sacred Poetry #54

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American Psalmody #65a

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The Christian Hymn Book #53

The Christian Hymnal #d56

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The Christian Hymnal #27

The Universalist Hymn Book #d51

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The Universalist Hymn-Book #129

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