The mind was formed to mount sublime

The mind was formed to mount sublime

Author: Anne Steele
Published in 23 hymnals

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: The mind was formed to mount sublime
Author: Anne Steele
Copyright: Public Domain

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Christian Psalms and Hymns to Aid in Public and Private Devotion #d871

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Church Melodies #731

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Church Psalmist #359

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Church Psalmist #359

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Church Psalmist #359

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Seamen's Hymns #359

Seamen's Hymns and Devotional Assistant #d581

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Social Psalmist #359

Songs for the New Life #d621

Songs for the Sanctuary, or Hymns and Tunes for Christian Worship #ad1058

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Songs for the Sanctuary, or Hymns and Tunes for Christian Worship #b544

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Songs for the Sanctuary #544

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Songs for the Sanctuary #544

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Songs for the Sanctuary #544

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Songs for the Sanctuary; or Psalms and Hymns for Christian Worship (Baptist Ed.) #544

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Songs for the Sanctuary; or, Psalms and Hymns for Christian Worship (Words only) #544

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Songs of the Church #322

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Temple Melodies #286

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The Baptist Praise Book #678

The Choralist #d339

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The Christian Psalmist; or, Watts' Psalms and Hymns #313

The Church Hymn Book #d526

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The Psalmody #570

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