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Now to the shining seats of bliss

Now to the shining seats of bliss

Author: Anne Steele
Published in 1 hymnal

Author: Anne Steele

Anne Steele was the daughter of Particular Baptist preacher and timber merchant William Steele. She spent her entire life in Broughton, Hampshire, near the southern coast of England, and devoted much of her time to writing. Some accounts of her life portray her as a lonely, melancholy invalid, but a revival of research in the last decade indicates that she had been more active and social than what was previously thought. She was theologically conversant with Dissenting ministers and "found herself at the centre of a literary circle that included family members from various generations, as well as local literati." She chose a life of singleness to focus on her craft. Before Christmas in 1742, she declined a marriage proposal from contemporar… Go to person page >

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First Line: Now to the shining seats of bliss
Author: Anne Steele
Copyright: Public Domain

Notes

Now to the shining seats of bliss. A cento from "Come, Lord, and warm each languid heart," p. 249, ii.

--John Julian, Dictionary of Hymnology, Appendix, Part II (1907)

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