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: Supplementary to the Psalms and Hymns of Dr. Watts #441

Chapel Hymns #d530

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

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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: with tunes #1072

Musica Sacra; or Springfield and Utica Collections United #d138

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Parish Hymns: a collection of hymns for public, social, and private worship; selected and original #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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Seamen's Hymns #627

Seamen's Hymns and Devotional Assistant #d560

The American Hymn and Tune Book #d752

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The Baptist Praise Book #1120

The Social Harp. Rev. #d343

The Social Harp: Comprising the Richest Variety of Spiritual Songs ... #d286

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

Village Hymns #d541

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