Delightful is the task to sing

Delightful is the task to sing

Author: Harriet Auber
Published in 21 hymnals

Author: Harriet Auber

Auber, Harriet, daughter of Mr. James Auber, b. in London, Oct. 4, 1773. During the greater part of her quiet and secluded life she resided at Broxbourne and Hoddesdon, Herts, and died at the latter place on the 20th Jan., 1862. Miss Auber wrote devotional and other poetry, but only a portion of the former was published in her Spirit of the Psalms, in 1829. This collection is mainly her work, and from it some useful versions of the Psalms have been taken and included in modern hymn-books, about 20 appearing in Spurgeon's Our Own Hymn Book, 1866. Miss Auber's name is widely known, but it is principally through her exquisite lyric, "Our blest Redeemer, ere He breathed," and the Epiphany hymn, "Bright was the guiding star that led." (For criti… Go to person page >

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First Line: Delightful is the task to sing
Author: Harriet Auber
Copyright: Public Domain

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A Collection of Psalms and Hymns for Christian Worship #37

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A Collection of Psalms and Hymns for Christian Worship (10th ed.) #37

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A Collection of Psalms and Hymns for Christian Worship (6th ed.) #37

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A Collection of Psalms and Hymns for Christian Worship. (3rd ed.) #37

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A Collection of Psalms and Hymns for Christian Worship. (45th ed.) #37

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A Collection of Psalms and Hymns for Christian Worship. 16th ed. #37

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A Collection of Psalms and Hymns for the Sanctuary #143

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A Collection of Psalms and Hymns, for Social and Private Worship (Rev. ed. with supplement) #514

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Christian Hymns for Public and Private Worship #842

Grammar School Hymn Book #d46

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Hymns for Schools #277

Massachusetts Sabbath School Hymn Book #d36

The Choral #d48

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The Christian Psalmist #P147b

The College Hymn and Tune Book #d27

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The Psalmody #1000

The Sabbath School Lyre #d27

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The Sabbath School Lyre #181

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The School Hymn-Book #39

Universalist Hymn Book #d90

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