So fades the lovely, blooming flower

So fades the lovely, blooming flower

Author: Anne Steele (1760)
Published in 126 hymnals

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1. So fades the lovely blooming flow’r, Frail, smiling solace of an hour; So soon our transient comforts fly, And pleasure only blooms to die. 2. Is there no kind, no healing art, To soothe the anguish of the heart? Spirit of grace, be ever nigh; Thy comforts are not made to die. 3. Let gentle patience smile on pain, Till dying hope revives again, Hope wipes the tear from sorrow’s eye, And faith points upward to the sky.

Source: The Sacred Harp: the best collection of sacred songs, hymns, odes, and anthems ever offered the singing public for general use (1991 rev.) #32b

Author: Anne Steele

Anne Steele was born at Broughton, Hampshire, in 1717. Her father was a timber merchant, and at the same time officiated as the lay pastor of the Baptist Society at Broughton. Her mother died when she was 3. At the age of 19 she became an invalid after injuring her hip. At the age of 21 she was engaged to be married but her fiance drowned the day of the wedding. On the occasion of his death she wrote the hymn "When I survey life's varied scenes." After the death of her fiance she assisted her father with his ministry and remained single. Despite her sufferings she maintained a cheerful attitude. She published a book of poetry Poems on subjects chiefly devotional in 1760 under the pseudonym "Theodosia." The remaining works were published a… Go to person page >

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First Line: So fades the lovely, blooming flower
Author: Anne Steele (1760)
Meter: 8.8.8.8
Language: English

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A Collection of Hymns and Sacred Songs. 19th ed. #d389
A Collection of Hymns for Public and Private Devotion #d224
A Collection of Hymns for the use of the Wesleyan Methodist Connection of America #d459
A Collection of Hymns, for the Christian Church and Home #390Page Scan
A Collection of Hymns, for the use of the United Brethren in Christ: taken from the most approved authors, and adapted to public and private worship #970Page Scan
A Collection of Hymns, for the use of the Wesleyan Methodist Connection of America. #698Page Scan
A Collection of Hymns: Supplementary to the Psalms and Hymns of Dr. Watts #440Page Scan
A Collection of Psalms, Hymns and Spiritual Songs; suited to the various kinds of Christian worship; and especially designed for and adapted to the Fraternity of the Brethren... #568Page Scan
A Collection of Spiritual Hymns: adapted to the Various Kinds of Christian Worship, and especially designed for the use of the Brethren in Christ. 2nd ed. #413Page Scan
A Selection of Sacred Songs. 2nd ed. #52Page Scan
A Selection of Sacred Songs: for the use of schools and academies #52Page Scan
A Selection of Spiritual Songs: with music for the Church and the Choir #945Page Scan
American Lutheran Hymnal #297TextPage Scan
American Psalmody: a collection of sacred music, comprising a great variety of psalm, and hymn tunes, set-pieces, anthems and chants, arranged with a figured bass for the organ...(3rd ed.) #124Page Scan
Baptist Songs with Music #d168
Book of Praise for the Sunday School: with hymns and tunes appropriate for the prayer meeting and the home circle #207bPage Scan
Calvary Selection of Spiritual Songs with Music for the Church and the Choir #d792
Chapel Hymns #d492
Christian Hymn and Tune Book, for use in Churches, and for Social and Family Devotions #596Page Scan
Christian Hymns for Public and Private Worship: a collection compiled by a committee of the Cheshire Pastoral Association (11th ed.) #492Page Scan
Church Choral-Book: containing tunes and hymns for congregational singing, and adapted to choirs and social worship #120Page Scan
Church Melodies: collection of psalms and hymns, with appropriate music. For the use of congregations. #69Page Scan
Church Psalmist: or Psalms and Hymns Designed for the Public, Social, and Private Use of Evangelical Christians ... with Supplement. 53rd ed. #628Page Scan
Church Psalmist: or psalms and hymns for the public, social and private use of evangelical Christians (5th ed.) #628Page Scan
Church Psalmist: or, psalms and hymns, for the public, social and private use of Evangelical Christians. With Supplement. (50th ed.) #628Page Scan
Collection of Hymns for Public and Private Worship. 4th ed. #d249
Congregational Hymn and Tune Book; containing the Psalms and Hymns of the General Association of Connecticut, adapted to Suitable Tunes #145Page Scan
Cottage Melodies; a hymn and tune book, for prayer and social meetings and the home circle #215Page Scan
Evangelical Lutheran Hymnal #444TextPage Scan
Evangelical Lutheran hymnal: with music #444TextPage Scan
Evangelical Musick: or, The Sacred Minstrel and Sacred Harp United: consisting of a great variety of psalm and hymn tunes, set pieces, anthems, etc. (10th ed) #121bPage Scan
Family Singing Book. Rev ed. with Supplement #d235
General Baptist Hymn Book #d416
Gospel Hymns #d482
Gospel Light, or Hymns and Tunes for all Occasions of Christian Work and Worship #d368
Hymns and Tunes: for Public and Private Worship, and Sunday Schools #70Page Scan
Hymns and Tunes: for those who keep the commandments of God and the faith of Jesus. #231Page Scan
Hymns for Christian Devotion: especially adapted to the Universalist denomination #583Page Scan
Hymns for Christian Devotion: especially adapted to the Universalist denomination. (New ed.) #583Page Scan
Hymns for the Sanctuary #607Page Scan
Hymns for the Sanctuary and Social Worship: with tunes #1084Page Scan
Hymns for Use in Divine Worship ... Seventh-Day Adventists #d953
Hymns of Praise, with Tunes: selected for use in Sunday school, prayer meeting, and home circle #252Page Scan
Hymns, Selected and Original, for Public and Private Worship, published by General Synod for the Evangelical Lutheran Church. 68th ed. (8th rev. ed.) #d700
Hymns: original and selected, for public and private worship in the Evangelical Lutheran Church (16th rev. ed.) #713Page Scan
Hymns: selected and original, for public and private worship (4th ed. 3rd rev. ed.) #713Page Scan
Hymns: selected and original, for public and private worship (60th ed., 1st rev. ed.) #713Page Scan
Mother's Hymn Book . New ed. #d114
Plymouth Collection #d73
Plymouth Collection of Hymns and Tunes; for the use of Christian Congregations #1090Page Scan
Precious Gems No. l #201Page Scan
Psalmista: or, Choir Melodies #d210
Psalms and Hymns and Spiritual Songs: a manual of worship for the church of Christ #1176Page Scan
Psalms and Hymns, for Christian Use and Worship #H673Page Scan
Sacred poetry: consisting of psalms and hymns adapted to Christian devotion in publick & private. New ed. #d419
Sacred Poetry: Consisting of Psalms and Hymns, adapted to Christian Devotion, in Publick and Private. New Ed. #d417
Sacred Poetry: consisting of psalms and hymns, adapted to Christian devotion, in public and private, selected from the best authors, with variations and additions #H.CCXXVIIIPage Scan
Seamen's Hymns #628Page Scan
Seamen's Hymns and Devotional Assistant #d536
Selah: a collection of psalm and hymn tunes, introits, anthems, chants, motetts, choruses, etc. adapted to the use of classes, private circles, and worship assemblies #64cPage Scan
Selah: a collection of psalm and hymn tunes, introits, anthems, chants, motetts, choruses, etc. adapted to the use of classes, private circles, and worship assemblies #87aPage Scan
Selection of Hymns, for Public Worship designed to be used with Watts' #80Page Scan
Social Psalmist: or hymns, selected for the private use and social meetings of evangelical Christians #628Page Scan
Songs for Social and Public Worship #160Page Scan
Songs for the Sanctuary, or Hymns and Tunes for Christian Worship #ad982
Songs for the Sanctuary: or hymns and tunes for Christian Worship #1190Tune InfoPage Scan
Songs for the Sanctuary: or hymns and tunes for Christian worship #1190Page Scan
Songs for the Sanctuary: or hymns and tunes for Christian Worship #1190Page Scan
Songs for the Sanctuary; or Psalms and Hymns for Christian Worship (Baptist Ed.) #1190Page Scan
Songs for the Sanctuary; or, Psalms and Hymns for Christian Worship (Words only) #1190Page Scan
Songs for the School #d140
Songs for the School Room #d96
Songs for the Service of Prayer #413Page Scan
Songs of the Blessed Hope #d183
Songs of the Church: or, hymns and tunes for Christian worship #764Page Scan
Templi Carmina #d210
The Baptist Hymn and Tune Book for Public Worship #949Page Scan
The Baptist Hymn and Tune Book, for Public Worship #323.949Page Scan
The Baptist Hymn and Tune Book: being "The Plymouth Collection" enlarged and adapted to the use of Baptist churches #[1374b]Page Scan
The Baptist Hymn and Tune Book: being "The Plymouth Collection" enlarged and adapted to the use of Baptist churches #1090Page Scan
The Baptist Hymn Book #949Page Scan
The Baptist Praise Book #1111Page Scan
The Book of Praise: or, Hymns for Public and Social Worship #d683
The Book of Worship #433TextPage Scan
The Boston One-Line Psalmist: embracing Day and Beal's New Musical Notation #d141
The Brick Church Hymns, Designed for the Use of Social Prayer Meetings and Families, selected from the most approved authors #105Page Scan
The Calvary Selection of Spiritual Songs: with music for use in social meetings. #484Page Scan
The Canadian Baptist Hymn Book #689Page Scan
The Canadian Baptist Hymnal for the use of Churches and Families #d554
The Christian Church Hymnal #377Page Scan
The Christian Hymn Book: a compilation of psalms, hymns and spiritual songs, original and selected (Rev. and enl.) #1041Page Scan
The Christian Psalmist #d596
The Christian Psalter #d481
The Church Hymn Book #d483
The Church of God Selection of Spiritual Songs for the Church and Choir #d788
The Clifton Chapel Collection of "Psalms, Hymns, and Spiritual Songs": for public, social and family worship and private devotions at the Sanitarium, Clifton Springs, N. Y. #1407Page Scan
The Congregational Hymn Book: for the service of the sanctuary #1027Page Scan
The Cyber Hymnal #10562TextScoreAudio
The Evangelist's Songs of Praise #d119
The Good Old Songs #d482

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