Hymnary Friends,

We don't often ask for money.

But, before you hit the "close" button on this box, please consider a donation to keep Hymnary.org going.

You are one of more than half a million people who come here every month: worship leaders, hymnologists, hymn lovers and many more. Here at Hymnary.org, you have free access to the most complete database of North American hymnody on the planet. But this project does not come without a cost, and we have limited sources of revenue.

So if you benefit from Hymnary.org, would you please consider a donation today? Even small amounts help, and they also let us know you're behind us and support what we do.

You can make your tax-deductible contribution by sending a check to Hymnary.org at 3201 Burton SE, Grand Rapids, MI 49546, or you can click the Donate button below to be taken to a secure site.

On behalf of the entire Hymnary.org team,
Harry Plantinga

Sleep, sleep today, tormenting cares

Sleep, sleep today, tormenting cares

Author: Mrs. Barbauld
Published in 35 hymnals

Author: Mrs. Barbauld

Barbauld, Anna Laetitia, née Aikin, daughter of the Rev. John Ailrin, D.D., a dissenting minister, was b. at Kibworth-Harcourt, Leicestershire, June 20, 1743. In 1753 Dr. Aikin became classical tutor at a dissenting academy at Warrington. During her residence there she contributed five hymns to Dr. W. Enfield's Hymns for Public Worship, &c, Warrington, 1772. In the following year these were included in her Poems, Lond., J. Johnson, 1773. In May, 1774, Miss Aikin was married to the Rev. Rochemont Barbauld, a descendant of a French Protestant family, and a dissenting minister. For some years Mr. Barbauld conducted, in addition to his pastoral work, a boarding school at Palgrave, Suffolk. From this he retired in 1785. In 1786 he undertook t… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Sleep, sleep today, tormenting cares
Author: Mrs. Barbauld
Meter: 8.6.8.6
Copyright: Public Domain

Timeline

Instances

Instances (1 - 35 of 35)Text InfoTune InfoTextScoreFlexScoreAudioPage Scan
A Collection of Hymns and a Liturgy: for the use of Evangelical Lutheran Churches, to which are added prayers for families and individuals (New and Enl. Stereotype Ed.) #654Page Scan
A Collection of Hymns, for the Christian Church and Home #3Page Scan
A Collection of Psalms and Hymns for Christian Worship #23Page Scan
A Collection of Psalms and Hymns for Christian Worship (10th ed.) #23Page Scan
A Collection of Psalms and Hymns for Christian Worship (6th ed.) #23Page Scan
A Collection of Psalms and Hymns for Christian Worship. (3rd ed.) #23Page Scan
A Collection of Psalms and Hymns for Christian Worship. (45th ed.) #23Page Scan
A Collection of Psalms and Hymns for Christian Worship. 16th ed. #23Page Scan
A Collection of Psalms and Hymns for Social and Private Worship #VIPage Scan
A Collection of Psalms and Hymns, for Social and Private Worship #89Page Scan
A Collection of Psalms and Hymns, for Social and Private Worship (Rev. ed. with supplement) #89Page Scan
A Collection of Psalms and Hymns: from Watts, Doddridge, and others (4th ed. with an appendix) #26Page Scan
A New Selection of Psalms and Hymns from the Most Approved Authors, Adapted to Public and Private Worship. 2nd ed. #d435
A Selection of Sacred Poetry: consisting of psalms and hymns from Watts, Doddridge, Merrick, Scott, Cowper, Barbauld, Steele, and others (2nd ed.) #26Page Scan
A Selection of Sacred Poetry: consisting of psalms and hymns, from Watts, Doddridge, Merrick, Scott, Cowper, Barbauld, Steele ...compiled for the use of the Unitarian Church in Philadelphia #26Page Scan
Additional Hymns to the Collection of Hymns for the use of Evangelical Lutheran Churches #654Page Scan
Christian Hymns for Public and Private Worship: a collection compiled by a committee of the Cheshire Pastoral Association (11th ed.) #11Page Scan
Hymns for Children and Young Persons #d362
Hymns for Public Worship Part II, for the Use of the Church in Brattle Street #d18
Hymns for the Church of Christ (3rd thousand) #86Page Scan
Hymns for the Church of Christ. (6th thousand) #86Page Scan
Hymns for the Sanctuary #53Page Scan
Hymns of the Ages (3rd series) #305aPage Scan
Hymns, Collects, Anthems and Selections #d118
Hymns, Selected from Various Authors, for the Use of the Unitarian Church in Washington #d125
Psalms and Hymns, for Social and Private Worship #d376
Sacred Poetry and Music Reconciled; or a Collection of Hymns, Original and Compiled #9Page Scan
Selection from Tate and Brady's Version of the Psalms; with Hymns by Various Authors, for the Church in Brattle-Square #d243
The Chapel Hymn Book (4th ed.) #d308
The Chapel Hymn Book. 5th ed. #d303
The Disciples' Hymn Book: a collection of hymns and chants for public and private devotion #63Page Scan
The Philadelphia Hymn Book; or, a selection of sacred poetry, consisting of psalms and hymns from Watts...and others, adapted to public and private devotion #26Page Scan
The Saints' Harp #d759
The Universalist Hymn Book: a New Collection of Psalms and Hymns for the Use of Universalist Societies. 4th ed. #d397
The Universalist Hymn-Book: a new collection of psalms and hymns, for the use of Universalist Societies (Stereotype ed.) #35Page Scan
Suggestions or corrections? Contact us



Advertisements