The mind was formed to mount sublime

The mind was formed to mount sublime

Author: Anne Steele
Published in 22 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

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Instances (1 - 22 of 22)Text InfoTune InfoTextScoreFlexScoreAudioPage Scan
Christian Psalms and Hymns to Aid in Public and Private Devotion #d871
Church Melodies: collection of psalms and hymns, with appropriate music. For the use of congregations. #731Page Scan
Church Psalmist: or Psalms and Hymns Designed for the Public, Social, and Private Use of Evangelical Christians ... with Supplement. 53rd ed. #359Page Scan
Church Psalmist: or psalms and hymns for the public, social and private use of evangelical Christians (5th ed.) #359Page Scan
Church Psalmist: or, psalms and hymns, for the public, social and private use of Evangelical Christians. With Supplement. (50th ed.) #359Page Scan
Seamen's Hymns #359Page Scan
Seamen's Hymns and Devotional Assistant #d581
Social Psalmist: or hymns, selected for the private use and social meetings of evangelical Christians #359Page Scan
Songs for the New Life #d621
Songs for the Sanctuary, or Hymns and Tunes for Christian Worship #ad1058
Songs for the Sanctuary: or hymns and tunes for Christian Worship #544Page Scan
Songs for the Sanctuary: or hymns and tunes for Christian worship #544Page Scan
Songs for the Sanctuary: or hymns and tunes for Christian Worship #544Page Scan
Songs for the Sanctuary; or Psalms and Hymns for Christian Worship (Baptist Ed.) #544Page Scan
Songs for the Sanctuary; or, Psalms and Hymns for Christian Worship (Words only) #544Page Scan
Songs of the Church: or, hymns and tunes for Christian worship #322Page Scan
Temple Melodies: a collection of about two hundred popular tunes, adapted to nearly five hundred favorite hymns, selected with special reference to public, social, and private worship #286Page Scan
The Baptist Praise Book #678Page Scan
The Choralist #d339
The Christian Psalmist; or, Watts' Psalms and Hymns: with copious selections from other sources; the whole carefully revised and arranged, with directions for musical expression #313Page Scan
The Church Hymn Book #d526
The Psalmody: a collection of hymns for public and social worship #570Page Scan



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