I ask not wealth, but power to take

I ask not wealth, but power to take

Author: Phoebe Cary
Tune: ANGELUS (Joseph)
Published in 11 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

Timeline

Instances

Instances (1 - 11 of 11)Text InfoTune InfoTextScoreFlexScoreAudioPage Scan
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
Hymn and Tune Book for the Church and the Home. (Rev. ed.) #565Page Scan
Hymn and Tune Book, for the Church and the Home #620Page Scan
Jubilate Deo, a Book of Hymns and Tunes for Young and Old #d114
Sacred Songs For Public Worship: a hymn and tune book #21Page Scan
Social Hymns and Tunes, for the Conference and Prayer Meeting, and the Home with services and prayers #270Page Scan
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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