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Lord, when my thoughts delighted rove

Lord, when my thoughts delighted rove

Author: Anne Steele
Tune: BRENTFORD
Published in 60 hymnals

Audio files: MIDI

Representative Text

1.
Lord, when my thoughts delighted rove
Amid the wonders of thy love,
Sweet hope revives my drooping heart,
And bids intruding fears depart.

2.
Repentant sorrow fills my heart,
But mingling joy allays the smart;
O may my future life declare
The sorrow and the joy sincere.

3.
Be all my heart and all my days
Devoted to my Savior's praise;
And let my glad obedience prove
How much I owe, how much I love.

The Southern Harmony

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 >

Text Information

First Line: Lord, when my thoughts delighted rove
Author: Anne Steele
Meter: 8.8.8.8
Language: English

Timeline

Instances

Instances (1 - 60 of 60)
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A Collection of Psalms and Hymns #357

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A Selection of Sacred Poetry #357

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A Selection of Sacred Poetry #357

Additional Hymns, Designed as a Supplement to Dwight's Psalms & Hymns #d114

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Carmina Sacra #73b

Chapel Hymns #d335

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Christian Hymns #323

Church Melodies, a Collection of Psalms, Hymns and Spiritual Songs #d644

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Church Psalmody #H432

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Church Psalmody #432

Hymn Book for Sunday Schools #d63

Hymns for Social and Private Worship, Altered to a Devotional Form #d86

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Hymns, Selected from the Most Approved Authors, for the use of Trinity Church, Boston #88

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Manual of Christian Psalmody #432

Melodies of the Church #d612

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Poems on Subjects Chiefly Devotional, Vol. 1 #178

Psalmista #d155

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Psalms and Hymns, for Christian Use and Worship #H123

Psalms and Hymns, for Social and Private Worship #d272

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Psalms and Hymns #468

Sacred poetry #d289

Sacred Poetry #d288

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Sacred Poetry #H.CLXI

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Songs for Social and Public Worship #128

Songs for Social and Public Worship. Rev. ed. #d249

Songs for the New Life #d382

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Songs of Asaph; consisting of original Psalm and hymn tunes, chants and anthems #73

Supplement to Watts #d260

The American Tune Book (Carmina Sacra, enlarged) #d225

The Book of Praise #d458

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The Choir #49b

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The Choir #65b

The Choral #d123

The Christian Harmony #d198

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The Christian Hymn Book #345

The Christian Minstrel #d157

The Christian Minstrel #d186

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The Congregational Hymn Book #480

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The Gospel Psalmist #313

The Modern Psalmist #d172

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The New Congregational Hymn and Tune Book, for Public, Social and Private Worship #60

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The New Hymn Book, Designed for Universalist Societies #320

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The New Hymn Book, Designed for Universalist Societies #320

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The Sabbath Hymn and Tune Book #225d

The Sabbath Hymn Book. Baptist ed. #d621

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The Sacred Harp or Eclectic Harmony #45a

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The Southern Harmony, and Musical Companion (New ed. thoroughly rev. and much enl.) #168b

The Southern Harmony, and Musical Companion. New ed. #168b

The Thanksgiving #d135

The Universalist Hymn Book #d283

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The Universalist Hymn-Book #478

The Victory #d222

The Village Hymn book #d172

The Young Convert's Companion #d71

Union Hymns #d240

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