Adoption

Look up my soul with cheerful eye

Author: Anne Steele
Published in 24 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: Look up my soul with cheerful eye
Title: Adoption
Author: Anne Steele

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A Collection of Hymns and Sacred Songs. 19th ed. #d249

A Selection of Hymns #d169

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A Selection of Hymns for the use of social religious meetings, and for private devotions 2d ed. #241

A Selection of Hymns, from the Best Authors, Designed as a Supplement to Dr. Watts' Psalms and Hymns #d365

A Selection of Hymns....3d ed #d148

Gospel Hymn and Tune Book #d216

Select Hymns #d260

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Select Hymns: the third part of Christian Psalmody; with directions for musical expression (Stereotype ed.) #187

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Songs of Pilgrimage: a hymnal for the churches of Christ (2nd ed.) #256

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The Baptist Hymn and Tune Book for Public Worship #268

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The Baptist Hymn and Tune Book, for Public Worship #91.268

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The Baptist Hymn Book #268

The Book of Praise: or, Hymns for Public and Social Worship #d428

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The Chapel hymn book, with tunes: for the worship of God #426

The Good Old Songs #d323

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