The once loved form, now cold and dead

The once loved form, now cold and dead

Author: Anne Steele
Tune: ST. ANDREW (Tans'ur)
Published in 41 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 once loved form, now cold and dead
Author: Anne Steele

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A Choice Selection of Hymns and Spiritual Songs for the use of the Baptist Church and all lovers of song #287Page 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 #983Page Scan
A Collection of Hymns: Supplementary to the Psalms and Hymns of Dr. Watts #441Page Scan
A New and Choice Selection of Hymns and Spiritual Songs for the Use of the Regular Baptist Church. 10th ed. #d441
A Selection of Hymns: including a few originals, designed to aid the friends of Zion in their private and social worship #201Page Scan
Chapel Hymns #d530
Christian Psalms and Hymns to Aid in Public and Private Devotion #d835
Church Psalmist: or Psalms and Hymns Designed for the Public, Social, and Private Use of Evangelical Christians ... with Supplement. 53rd ed. #627Page Scan
Church Psalmist: or psalms and hymns for the public, social and private use of evangelical Christians (5th ed.) #627Page Scan
Church Psalmist: or, psalms and hymns, for the public, social and private use of Evangelical Christians. With Supplement. (50th ed.) #627Page Scan
Congregational Hymn and Tune Book; containing the Psalms and Hymns of the General Association of Connecticut, adapted to Suitable Tunes #1187
Evangelical Hymns: for private, family, social, and public worship; selected from various authors (3rd ed. enl.) #423Page Scan
Hymns for Christian Melody #891Page Scan
Hymns for Social Worship. 6th ed. #d232
Hymns for the Sanctuary and Social Worship: with tunes #1072Page Scan
Hymns selected from various authors: for the use of the Evangelical Association, and all lovers of pious devotion (5th ed.) #442Page Scan
Musica Sacra: or, Springfield and Utica Collections United: consisting of Psalm and hymn tunes, anthems, and chants (2nd revised ed.) #156Page Scan
Musica Sacra; or Springfield and Utica Collections United #d138
Parish Hymns: a collection of hymns for public, social, and private worship; selected and original #557Page Scan
Parish Psalmody #d787
Parish Psalmody #d801
Plymouth Collection of Hymns and Tunes; for the use of Christian Congregations #1121Page Scan
Prayers for the Use of Families with a Selection of Hymns #d124
Psalms and Hymns, for Christian Use and Worship #H626Page Scan
Sacred lyrics, or Select hymns: particularly adapted to revivals of religion, and intended as a supplement to Watts. #299Page Scan
Seamen's Hymns #627Page Scan
Seamen's Hymns and Devotional Assistant #d560
Social Psalmist: or hymns, selected for the private use and social meetings of evangelical Christians #627Page Scan
The American Hymn and Tune Book #d752
The Baptist Hymn and Tune Book: being "The Plymouth Collection" enlarged and adapted to the use of Baptist churches #1121Page Scan
The Baptist Praise Book #1120Page Scan
The Jubilee Harp: a choice selection of psalmody, ancient and modern, designed for use in public and social worship #251Page Scan
The Social Harp. Rev. #d343
The Social Harp: Comprising the Richest Variety of Spiritual Songs ... #d286
The Tribute of praise and Methodist Protestant Hymn Book. #247Page Scan
The Tribute of Praise: a collection of hymns and tunes for public and social worship, and for the use in the family circle and Sabbath school #247Page Scan
The Tribute of Praise: a collection of hymns and tunes for public and social worship, and for use in the family circle #247Page Scan
Village Hymns #d541
Village hymns for social worship, selected and original: designed as a supplement to Dr. Watts's Psalms and hymns (2nd ed.) #574Page Scan
Village hymns for social worship, selected and original: designed as a supplement to Dr. Watts's Psalms and hymns (Stereotyped ed.) #574Page Scan
Village Hymns for Social Worship, Selected and Original: designed as a supplement to the Psalms and Hymns of Dr. Watts (6th ed.) #574Page Scan



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