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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 Collection of Hymns, for the use of the United Brethren in Christ #983

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A Collection of Hymns #441

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A Selection of Hymns #201

Chapel Hymns #d530

Christian Psalms and Hymns to Aid in Public and Private Devotion #d835

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Church Psalmist #627

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Church Psalmist #627

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Church Psalmist #627

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Evangelical Hymns #423

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Hymns for Christian Melody #891

Hymns for Social Worship. 6th ed. #d232

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Hymns for the Sanctuary and Social Worship #1072

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Hymns selected from various authors #442

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Musica Sacra #156

Musica Sacra; or Springfield and Utica Collections United #d138

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Parish Hymns #557

Parish Psalmody #d787

Parish Psalmody #d801

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Plymouth Collection of Hymns and Tunes; for the use of Christian Congregations #1121

Prayers for the Use of Families with a Selection of Hymns #d124

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Psalms and Hymns, for Christian Use and Worship #H626

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Sacred lyrics, or Select hymns #299

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Seamen's Hymns #627

Seamen's Hymns and Devotional Assistant #d560

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Social Psalmist #627

The American Hymn and Tune Book #d752

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The Baptist Hymn and Tune Book #1121

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The Baptist Praise Book #1120

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The Jubilee Harp #251

The Social Harp. Rev. #d343

The Social Harp #d286

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The Tribute of praise and Methodist Protestant Hymn Book. #247

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The Tribute of Praise #247

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The Tribute of Praise #247

Village Hymns #d541

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Village hymns for social worship, selected and original #574

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Village hymns for social worship, selected and original #574

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Village Hymns for Social Worship, Selected and Original #574

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