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I feel within a want

Author: William Henry Furness

Furness, William Henry, D.D., born in Boston, 1802, and graduated at Harvard in Arts and Theology, 1820. From 1825 he has been an Unitarian Pastor in Philadelphia. He is an accomplished scholar, and has been an active worker in reforms of various kinds. His publications are numerous and include a Manual of Domestic Worship, 1840, and a translation of Schiller's Song of the Bell. His hymns are somewhat numerous, and several of them have great merit. The best and most widely used are:— 1. Father in heaven, to Thee my heart. Resignation. Appeared in The Christian Disciple, 1822. It was repeated in this form in some of the older collections, and a few modern hymnals, including the Boston Unitarian Hymns [& Tune] Book, 1868.… Go to person page >

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First Line: I feel within a want
Author: William Henry Furness



Instances (1 - 35 of 35)Text InfoTune InfoTextScoreFlexScoreAudioPage Scan
Christian Hymns for Public and Private Worship: a collection compiled by a committee of the Cheshire Pastoral Association (11th ed.) #687Page Scan
Church Harmonies: a collection of hymns and tunes for the use of Congregations #602Page Scan
Church Music, a Collection of Hymn Tunes. #d69
Good Will Songs: a Compilation of Hymns and Tunes #205Page Scan
Hymn and Tune Book for the Church and the Home and Services for Congregational Worship. Rev. ed. #d293
Hymn and Tune Book for the Church and the Home. (Rev. ed.) #634Page Scan
Hymn and Tune Book, for the Church and the Home #241Page Scan
Hymnal Amore Dei #322Page Scan
Hymnal, Amore Dei #322Page Scan
Hymns for Children and Young Persons #d206
Hymns for Sunday School Worship #d38
Hymns for the Church of Christ (3rd thousand) #587Page Scan
Hymns for the Church of Christ. (6th thousand) #587Page Scan
Hymns of the Church Universal #263Page Scan
Original Hymns for Sabbath Schools #5Page Scan
Plymouth Collection of Hymns and Tunes; for the use of Christian Congregations #903Page Scan
Schools Lyrics #d93
Singers and Songs of the Liberal Faith #168Page Scan
Songs for Social and Public Worship #1026Page Scan
The Baptist Hymn and Tune Book: being "The Plymouth Collection" enlarged and adapted to the use of Baptist churches #903Page Scan
The Boston Sunday School Hymn Book: with devotional exercises. (Rev. ed.) #107Page Scan
The Clifton Chapel Collection of "Psalms, Hymns, and Spiritual Songs": for public, social and family worship and private devotions at the Sanitarium, Clifton Springs, N. Y. #565Page Scan
The Harp #666Page Scan
The Ideal Song and Hymn Book #d121
The Modern Harp: or, Boston Sacred Melodist. #d115
The Public School Hymnal, for the Use of High Schools and Seminaries. New and enl. ed. #d102
The Public School Hymnal: for the use of high schools and seminaries #218Page Scan
The Sabbath Hymn and Tune Book: for the service of song in the house of the Lord #265bPage Scan
The Sabbath Hymn Book. Baptist ed. #d427
The Sabbath School Hymn and Tune Book: selected from the Sabbath hymn and tune book #148Page Scan
The Sunday School Singing Book: being a collection of hymns with appropriate music, designed as a guide and assistant to the devotional exercises of Sabbath schools and families...(3rd ed.) #80Page Scan
The Tabernacle #d136
Unitarian Service Book, and Hymns for Church and Home. Abridged ed. #d161
Worship in the School Room: a manual of devotion intended especially for the school, also adapted to the family #40Page Scan
Youthful Voices #d96