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Sweetly the Sabbath bell steals on the air

Sweetly the Sabbath bell steals on the air

Author: John E. Bode
Published in 18 hymnals

Author: John E. Bode

Bode, John Ernest, M.A., son of Mr. William Bode, late of the General Post Office, b. 1816, and educated at Eton, the Charter House, and at Christ Church, Oxford, graduating B.A. 1837, and M.A. in due course. Taking Holy Orders in 1841, he became Rector of Westwell, Oxfordshire, 1847; and then of Castle Camps, Cambridgeshire, 1860. He was also for a time Tutor of his College, and Classical Examiner. His Bampton Lectures were delivered in 1855. He d. at Castle Camps, Oct. 6, 1874. In addition to his Bampton Lectures, and Ballads from Herodotus, he published Hymns from the Gospel of the Day for each Sunday and Festivals of our Lord, 1860; and Short Occasional Poems, Lond., Longmans, 1858. In addition to his well-known hymn, “O Jesu, I have… Go to person page >

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First Line: Sweetly the Sabbath bell steals on the air
Author: John E. Bode



Instances (1 - 18 of 18)Text InfoTune InfoTextScoreFlexScoreAudioPage Scan
A Collection of Sabbath School Hymns: compiled by a Sabbath School Teacher #3Page Scan
Anniversary and Sabbath School Hymns: or, the child's Sunday school music book. Nos. 1, 2, 3, and 4, Complete #109aPage Scan
Anniversary and Sabbath School Hymns; or The Child's Sunday School Music Book #d82
Glad Tidings: New Hymns and Tunes for Sunday Schools #d76
Linden Harp #d135
Linden Harp: a rare collection of popular melodies adapted to sacred and moral songs, original and selected. Illustrated. Also a manual of... #107aPage Scan
Maynard's Sabbath School Echo. 6th ed. of Maynard's Selected Sabbath School Hymns, with an Appendix #d205
Maynard's Selected Sabbath School Hymns. 4th ed. #d181
Sabbath School Choir #d77
Select Hymns for the use of the Mission School of the Madison Square Presbyterian Church #d99
The Canadian Warbler #d139
The Children's Choir #d45
The Confederate Sunday School Hymn Book #d112
The Eclectic Sabbath School Hymn Book #203Page Scan
The Sabbath Chimes #d239
The Southern Zion's Songster: Hymns designed for Sabbath Schools, Prayer and Social Meetings #d91
The Union Harp and Revival Chorister. Rev ed. #d337
Young Singer's Friend: or, the Lee Avenue collection of hymns and songs, sacred and secular, suitable for Sabbath schools, social circles, children's meetings, concerts, anniversaries, etc. #6Page Scan
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