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A Morning Hymn

Representative Text

1 See how the rising sun
Pursues his shining way,
And wide proclaims his Maker's praise,
With every bright'ning ray.

2 Thus would my rising soul
Its Heavenly Parent sing,
And to its great Original
The humble tribute bring.

3 Serene I laid me down
Beneath His guardian care:
I slept, and I awoke, and found
My kind Preserver near!

4 My life I would anew
Devote, O Lord, to Thee:
And in Thy blessed presence spend
A long eternity.

Amen.


Source: Book of Worship with Hymns and Tunes #11

Author: Elizabeth Scott

Scott, Elizabeth, daughter of the Rev. Thomas Scott, Independent Minister at Norwich, and sister of Thomas Scott, noted below, was born at Norwich about 1708. In 1751 she was married to Elisha Williams, who had been from 1726 to 1739 Rector of Yale College, U.S.A., and with him she proceeded to Connecticut. On the death of Mr. Williams she was married to the Hon. William Smith, of New York, who also predeceased her. She died at Wethersfield, Connecticut, June 13th, 1776. In connection with Miss Scott's hymns we are acquainted directly and indirectly with four manuscripts, each of which is interesting in itself. These are as follows:— i. The first manuscript is in the library of Yale College, New Haven, Connecticut. Mr. Franklin Bowditch… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: See how the morning sun
Title: A Morning Hymn
Author: Elizabeth Scott
Meter: 6.6.8.6
Language: English
Copyright: Public Domain

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A Baptist Hymn Book, Designed Especially for the Regular Baptist Church and All Lovers of Truth #d646

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A Collection of Hymns & Spiritual Songs, for Public and Family Worship #d104

A Collection of Hymns Adapted to the Use of the Methodist Episcopal Church #d512

A Collection of Hymns and Sacred Songs. 19th ed. #d383

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A Collection of Hymns for Public, Social and Domestic Worship #d725

A Collection of Hymns for Public, Social and Domestic Worship #d729

A Collection of Hymns for Public, Social, and Domestic Worship #d729

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A Collection of Hymns for the Use of the African Methodist Episcopal Church in America #d309

A Collection of Hymns for the use of the Methodist Episcopal Church. Rev. with a Supplement #d525

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A Collection of Hymns for the Use of the United Brethren in Christ #d299

A Collection of Hymns for the use of the Wesleyan Methodist Connection of America #d441

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A Collection of Hymns, for the use of the Wesleyan Methodist Connection of America. #467

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A Collection of Hymns #503

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A Collection of original and select hymns and spiritual songs #XLI

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A Collection of Psalms, Hymns, and Spiritual Songs #652

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A Collection of Sacred Hymns, for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints #195

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A Collection of Spiritual Hymns #524

A Compilation of Genuine Church Music. 4th ed. #d247

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A Prayer Meeting and Revival Hymn Book . 27th ed. #d408

A Prayer Meeting and Revival Hymn Book. 5th ed. #d256

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A Selection of Hymns & Psalms #359

A Selection of Hymns ... Supplement to the Methodist Pocket Hymn Book. 1st ed #d239

A Selection of Hymns and Spiritual Songs #d184

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A Selection of Hymns and Spiritual Songs #H.CCXXVII

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A Selection of Hymns and Spiritual Songs #H.CCXXVII

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A Selection of Psalms and Hymns #CCXLI

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A Selection of Psalms and Hymns #241

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Christian Melodies #137

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Christian Melodies #137

Compilation of Hymns for the Use of the Churches of the Christian Union #d605

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Gospel Light, or Hymns and Tunes for all Occasions of Christian Work and Worship #d356

Harmonia Sacra, being a Compilation of Church Music. 10th ed #d274

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Hymn and Tune Book of the Methodist Episcopal Church, South (Round Note Ed.) #795

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Hymn Book of the Methodist Episcopal Church, South #795

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Hymnal of the Methodist Episcopal Church #112

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Hymnal of the Methodist Episcopal Church #112

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Hymns and Spiritual Songs #d322

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Hymns and Spiritual Songs, Original and Selected, for the Use of Christians. (5th ed.) #B308

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Hymns for the Sanctuary and Social Worship #1169

Hymns for the Use of the African Methodist Episcopal Zion Church. Impr. ed. #d420

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Hymns Selected from Dr. Watts, Dr. Doddridge and Various Other Writers #d172

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Hymns selected from various authors #397

Hymns, Psalms, and Spiritual Songs, including Some Never Before in Print #d271

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Hymns, Selected and Original, for Public and Private Worship #691

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Hymns #618

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Hymns #618

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Indian Melodies #21

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