Oppressed with sin and woe

Oppressed with sin and woe

Author: Anne Bronte
Tune: ST. BRIDE
Published in 7 hymnals

Author: Anne Bronte

Brönté, Anne, sister of Charlotte, and daughter of the Rev. Patrick Bronte, B.A., Vicar of Haworth, Yorkshire, born at Thornton, near Bradford, 1819; died May 28, 1849. Anne Brönté was joint author with her sisters of a small volume of Poems, 1846, and personally of Agnes Grey, 1847; and The Tenant of Wildfell Hall, 1847, her nom de plume being Acton Bell. In 1851 a new edition of Wuthering Heights, by Ellis [Emily] Bell; and Agnes Grey, by Acton [Anne] Bell, was edited, with biographical notes, and selections from their papers by their sister, Charlotte Brönté. These selections consisted of poems and hymns by the two sisters. From those of Anne the following have come into common use:— 1. I hoped that with the brave and strong.… Go to person page >

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First Line: Oppressed with sin and woe
Author: Anne Bronte

Notes

Oppressed with sin and woe. Confidence. The most popular, although not the best of her hymns. It is in many collections, both in Great Britain and America.

-- John Julian, Dictionary of Hymnology (1907)

Tune

ST. BRIDE

Samuel Howard (b. London, England, 1710; d. London, 1782) composed ST. BRIDE as a setting for Psalm 130 in William Riley's London psalter, Parochial Harmony (1762). The melody originally began with "gathering" notes at the beginning of each phrase. The tune's title is a contraction of St. Bridget, t…

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Instances

Instances (1 - 7 of 7)Text InfoTune InfoTextScoreFlexScoreAudioPage Scan
Gospel Hymns #d426
New Manual of Praise: for Sabbath and Social Worship #295Page Scan
The Canadian Baptist Hymnal for the use of Churches and Families #d495
The Methodist Hymn-Book with Tunes #352
The Plymouth Hymnal #d420
The Sabbath Hymn and Tune Book: for the service of song in the house of the Lord #237cPage Scan
The Sabbath Hymn Book. Baptist ed. #d843



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