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I ask not wealth, but power to take

I ask not wealth, but power to take

Author: Phoebe Cary
Tune: ANGELUS (Joseph)
Published in 12 hymnals

Author: Phoebe Cary

Phoebe Cary, (1824-1871) was born and raised in Mount Healthy in Hamilton County, Ohio. Her family came from Lyme, New Hampshire to Ohio when her grandfather was given land in return for his service in the Continental Army. She was the younger sister of Alice Cary (1820-1871). She and Alice submitted poetry to religious periodicals. Phoebe remained in Ohio and continued to write many hymns, including, "One sweetly solemn thought." Mary Louise VanDyke… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: I ask not wealth, but power to take
Author: Phoebe Cary
Source: Elim; or Hymns of Holy Refreshment, 1866

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Instances (1 - 12 of 12)

Elim; or Hymns of Holy Refreshment #d39

Hymn and Tune Book for the Church and the Home and Services for Congregational Worship. Rev. ed. #d288

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Hymn and Tune Book for the Church and the Home. (Rev. ed.) #565

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Hymn and Tune Book, for the Church and the Home #620

Jubilate Deo, a Book of Hymns and Tunes for Young and Old #d114

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Melodies and Hymns for Divine Service in Appleton Chapel #a270

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Sacred Songs For Public Worship #21

The Beacon Song and Service book #95

The Gospel Hymnal #d261

The Middlesex Hymn Book #d47

Universal Hymns Compiled for the North End Union #d57

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