Thou, Lord, hast earth's foundation laid

Thou, Lord, hast earth's foundation laid

Author: Anne Steele
Published in 5 hymnals

Author: Anne Steele

Anne Steele was the daughter of Particular Baptist preacher and timber merchant William Steele. She spent her entire life in Broughton, Hampshire, near the southern coast of England, and devoted much of her time to writing. Some accounts of her life portray her as a lonely, melancholy invalid, but a revival of research in the last decade indicates that she had been more active and social than what was previously thought. She was theologically conversant with Dissenting ministers and "found herself at the centre of a literary circle that included family members from various generations, as well as local literati." She chose a life of singleness to focus on her craft. Before Christmas in 1742, she declined a marriage proposal from contemporar… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Thou, Lord, hast earth's foundation laid
Author: Anne Steele
Copyright: Public Domain

Timeline

Instances

Instances (1 - 5 of 5)
Page Scan

Hymns, Selected from the Most Approved Authors, for the use of Trinity Church, Boston #35

Sacred poetry #d467

Page Scan

Sacred Poetry #aCIIb

Sacred Poetry #d465

Page Scan

Sacred Poetry #CIIb

Suggestions or corrections? Contact us



Advertisements


It looks like you are using an ad-blocker. Ad revenue helps keep us running. Please consider white-listing Hymnary.org or subscribing to eliminate ads entirely and help support Hymnary.org.