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O am I born to die

O am I born to die

Author: Henry Alline
Published in 14 hymnals

Author: Henry Alline

Alline, Henry. (Newport, Rhode Island, January 14, 1748--January 28, 1784, Northampton, New Hampshire). Congregationalist/"New Light". In 1760 his family took up land near Hampden, Nova Scotia, far from any school or church; hence the spiritual experience which, in 1775, impelled him to begin preaching found him with the drive and magnetism, but without the solid grounding, of a Wesley or a Whitefield. His stress on the "new light," and the revival meetings which he conducted all over Nova Scotia had no connection with the American Revolution beyond coincidence in time; yet that was enough to alarm the authorities. He had sermons, tracts, and probably sheets of hymns printed at Halifax before the peace treaty of 1783 allowed him to cross th… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: O am I born to die
Author: Henry Alline
Copyright: Public Domain



Instances (1 - 14 of 14)Text InfoTune InfoTextScoreFlexScoreAudioPage Scan
A Collection of Hymns for the use of Christians #M.XXVIIIPage Scan
A New and Beautiful Collection of Select Hymns and Spiritual Songs #d230
General Collection of Hymns, Original and Selected, for Use of Christians #d225
Hymns and Psalms, Original and Modern, Selected and Revised #d232
Hymns and Spiritual Songs. 1st Canadian ed. #d214
Hymns for Christian Melody #259Page Scan
Hymns of Zion #d141
Hymns, Original and Selected, for the Use of Christians. (5th ed. corr.) #96Page Scan
Hymns, Original and Selected, for the use of Christians #d172
Hymns, Original and Selected, for the Use of Christians. 8th ed. #d188
Revival Hymns #35Page Scan
Select Hymns #d304
Select Hymns: adapted to the devotional exercises of the Baptist denomination (2nd ed.) #118Page Scan
Songs of Zion, Being a New Selection of Hymns, Designed for Revival and Social Meetings #78Page Scan
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