O for the happy hour

O for the happy hour

Author: George W. Bethune
Published in 56 hymnals

Author: George W. Bethune

Bethune, George Washington, D.D. A very eminent divine of the Reformed Dutch body, born in New York, 1805, graduated at Dickinson Coll., Carlisle, Phila., 1822, and studied theology at Princeton. In 1827 he was appointed Pastor of the Reformed Dutch Church, Rinebeck, New York. In 1830 passed to Utica, in 1834 to Philadelphia, and in 1850 to the Brooklyn Heights, New York. In 1861 he visited Florence, Italy, for his health, and died in that city, almost suddenly after preaching, April 27, 1862. His Life and Letters were edited by A. R. Van Nest, 1867. He was offered the Chancellorship of New York University, and the Provostship of the University of Pennsylvania, both of which he declined. His works include The Fruits of the Spirit, 1839; Ser… Go to person page >

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O for the happy hour. Whitsuntide. "A Prayer for the Spirit," contributed to the Parish Hymns, Philadelphia, 1843, and republished in the Lays, &c, 1847, p. 158, in 6 stanzas of 4 1ines. It is found in many modern collections. -John Julian, Dictionary of Hymnology (1907)

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A Selection of Hymns: designed as a supplement to the "psalms and hymns" of the Presbyterian church #292

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A Selection of Spiritual Songs: with music for the Church and the Choir #917

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African Methodist Episcopal hymn and tune book: adapted to the doctrine and usages of the church. #455

Calvary Selection of Spiritual Songs with Music for the Church and the Choir #d638

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Hymn-Book of the Evangelical Association #591

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Hymns and Songs of Praise for Public and Social Worship #351

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Hymns for the Sanctuary and Social Worship: with tunes #916

Hymns of Worship and Service #d335

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Hymns of Worship and Service #387

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Hymns of Worship and Service (15th ed.) #387

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Laudes Domini: a selection of spiritual songs ancient & modern (Abr. ed.) #573

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Laudes Domini: a selection of spiritual songs ancient and modern #1074

Lyra Sacra Americana: or, Gems from American Sacred Poetry #d134

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New Union Hymns #155

Parish Psalmody #d573

Parish Psalmody #d586

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Psalms and Hymns and Spiritual Songs: a manual of worship for the church of Christ #1154

Psalms and Hymns for the Worship of God #d571

Sabbath School and Social Hymns of the Reformed Protestant Dutch Church of the U.S.A. #d178

Songs for the Lord's House #d301

Songs for the Sanctuary, or Hymns and Tunes for Christian Worship #ad773

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Songs for the Sanctuary: or hymns and tunes for Christian Worship #1143

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Songs for the Sanctuary: or hymns and tunes for Christian worship #1143

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Songs for the Sanctuary: or hymns and tunes for Christian Worship #1143

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Songs for the Sanctuary; or Psalms and Hymns for Christian Worship (Baptist Ed.) #1143

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Songs for the Sanctuary; or, Psalms and Hymns for Christian Worship (Words only) #1143

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Songs for the Service of Prayer #345

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Sunday-School Hymns #325

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The Baptist Praise Book #837

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The Canadian Baptist Hymn Book #568

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The Chapel hymn book, with tunes: for the worship of God #611

The Church Hymn Book #d690

The Church of God Selection of Spiritual Songs for the Church and Choir #d632

The Evangelical Hymn and Tune Book #d498

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The New Laudes Domini: a selection of spiritual songs, ancient and modern for use in Baptist churches #1006

The People's Hymn Book #d209

The Sabbath School Hymn Book #d192

The Service of Praise #d210

The Song Evangel #d154

Village Hymns #d374

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