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Lord, help us as we sing, To mean the words we use

Lord, help us as we sing, To mean the words we use

Author: Martha Evans Shelly
Published in 8 hymnals

Author: Martha Evans Shelly

Shelly, Martha Evans, née Jackson, daughter of John Jackson, of Manchester, born at Stockport, Cheshire, and married in 1846 to J. W. Shelly, of Great Yarmouth. Her hymns appeared in Curwen's Child’s Own Hymn Book, 1844-1874, and include:— 1. Father, let Thy benediction. On behalf of Children. Appeared in Curwen's Child's Own Hymn Book, 1844, and is found in a few modern collections. 2. Lord, a little band and lowly. Children's Prayer. Mrs. Shelly's account of this hymn is:-—"At a Sunday School meeting in Manchester, the Rev. John Curwen, one evening, gave a lecture on singing. He sang a very pretty and simple tune, to which he said he had no suitable words, and wished that some one would write a hymn to it. I wrote these v… Go to person page >

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First Line: Lord, help us as we sing, To mean the words we use
Author: Martha Evans Shelly

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Instances (1 - 8 of 8)

A Selection of Hymns for the Use of Church of England Sunday Schools, Bible Classes ... New ed. #d171

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Fresh Leaves for the use of Sabbath Schools #109a

Maynard's Sabbath School Echo. 6th ed. of Maynard's Selected Sabbath School Hymns, with an Appendix #d131

Oriola #d140

Oriola #d140

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Songs for Worship #145e

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Sunday-School Hymns #10

The Sabbath School Hymn Book #d158

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