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How blest are those, how truly wise

How blest are those, how truly wise

Author: Anne Steele
Tune: ROSE HILL
Published in 14 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: How blest are those, how truly wise
Author: Anne Steele

Timeline

Instances

Instances (1 - 14 of 14)Text InfoTune InfoTextScoreFlexScoreAudioPage Scan
A Selection of Spiritual Songs: with music for the Church and the Choir #762Page Scan
Calvary Selection of Spiritual Songs with Music for the Church and the Choir #d338
Chapel Hymns #d224
Congregational Hymn and Tune Book; containing the Psalms and Hymns of the General Association of Connecticut, adapted to Suitable Tunes #98Page Scan
Psalms and Hymns and Spiritual Songs: a manual of worship for the church of Christ #984Page Scan
Psalms and Hymns, for Christian Use and Worship #H563
Songs for the Sanctuary, or Hymns and Tunes for Christian Worship #1012
Songs for the Sanctuary: or hymns and tunes for Christian Worship #1012Page Scan
Songs for the Sanctuary: or hymns and tunes for Christian worship #1012Page Scan
Songs for the Sanctuary: or hymns and tunes for Christian Worship #1012Page Scan
Songs for the Sanctuary; or Psalms and Hymns for Christian Worship (Baptist Ed.) #1012Page Scan
Songs for the Sanctuary; or, Psalms and Hymns for Christian Worship (Words only) #1012Page Scan
Songs of the Church: or, hymns and tunes for Christian worship #604Page Scan
The Church of God Selection of Spiritual Songs for the Church and Choir #d332
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