If life's pleasures charm thee, give them not thy heart

If life's pleasures charm thee, give them not thy heart

Author: Francis Scott Key
Published in 63 hymnals

Author: Francis Scott Key

Key, Francis Scott, was born in Frederick County, Maryland, 1779, and educated at St. John's College, Annapolis. He practised as a lawyer in Washington, District of Columbia, and was the United States District Attorney there till his death on Jan. 11, 1843. His poetical pieces, which were printed in various works, were collected and published in New York as Poems in 1857. His hymns in common use include:— 1. Before the lord we bow. National Thanksgiving. This Thanksgiving hymn for the 4th July was published in 1832, and was probably written for the celebration of that year. It is in use in Great Britain and America. 2. If life's pleasures charm [cheer] thee. The heart for God only. Appeared in The Christian Lyre, 1830.… Go to person page >

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Author: Francis Scott Key

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A Baptist Hymn Book, Designed Especially for the Regular Baptist Church and All Lovers of Truth #d349

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A Choice Selection of Hymns and Spiritual Songs for the use of the Baptist Church and all lovers of song #423

A Compilation of Genuine Church Music. 4th ed. #d143

A New and Choice Selection of Hymns and Spiritual Songs for the Use of the Regular Baptist Church. 10th ed. #d248

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A New Selection of Psalms, Hymns and Spiritual Songs #835

A Selection of Hymns, from Various Authors #d180

Church Melodies, a Collection of Psalms, Hymns and Spiritual Songs #d485

Compilation of Hymns for the Use of the Churches of the Christian Union #d334

Happy Greetings, a Collection of Choice Original Hymns and Tunes #d56

Harmonia Sacra, being a Compilation of Church Music. 10th ed #d154

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Hymn Book of the Methodist Protestant Church #S24

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Hymn Book of the Methodist Protestant Church. (11th ed.) #S24

Hymns and Spiritual Songs #d175

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Hymns and Spiritual Songs, Original and Selected, for the Use of Christians. (5th ed.) #B290

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Hymns and Spiritual Songs, Original and Selected, for the Use of Christians. (8th ed.) #b290

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Hymns for All Christians #L40

Lyra Sacra Americana #d83

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New Select Hymns #89

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Parish Hymns #401

Parish Psalmody #d331

Parish Psalmody #d340

Psalms, Hymns and Spiritual Songs, 4th ed. #d90

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Psalms, Hymns and Spiritual Songs, Original and Selected. (14th stereotype ed.) #S93

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Psalms, Hymns and Spiritual Songs, Original and Selected. (7th ed.) #S184

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Psalms, Hymns, and Spiritual Songs #S93

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Public, Parlour, and Cottage Hymns. A New Selection #II.25

Revival and Camp Minstrel, containing the Best Hymns and Spiritual Songs, Original and Selected #d156

Revival Hymns ... with a Supplement. 2nd ed. #d123

Singing Annual for Sabbath Schools 1871 #d20

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Social and Camp-meeting Songs, for the Pious (9th ed. enl.) #139

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Social and Campmeeting Songs For the Pious (4th ed.) #139

The Alleluia #d99

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The Baptist Hymn and Tune Book #902

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The Baptist Hymn Book #B75

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The Camp-Meeting Chorister #242

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The Choir #301

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The Christian Hymn Book #439

The Christian Hymnal #d322

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The Christian Hymnal #547

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The Christian Lyre #67a

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The Christian Lyre #67b

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The Christian Lyre #67b

The Christian Melodist, a Collection of Popular Songs, for Use in Public and Social Meetings ... #d171

The Christian Minstrel #d140

The Christian Psalmist #d322

The Dover Selection of Spiritual Songs #d120

The Dover Selection of Spiritual Songs, with an Appendix of Choice Hymns #d115

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The Gospel Psalmist #484

The Harmonia Sacra. 14th ed. #d153

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The New Alleluia #176

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The New and Most Complete Collection of Camp, Social and Prayer Meeting Hymns and Spiritual Songs Now in Use #107

The Philharmonia #d199

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The Sacred Harp or Eclectic Harmony #168

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The Sweet Singer of Israel #256

The Tabernacle #d141

The Temple Harp #d159

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The Young Christian's Companion #86

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The Zion Songster #178

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The Zion Songster #178

Union Hymns #d192

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Zion's Songster #148

Zion's Songster; or a Collection of Hymns and Spiritual Songs, Usually Sung at Camp Meetings, and Also in Revivals of Religion #d108

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