Vain world, vain world, I bid adieu

Vain world, vain world, I bid adieu

Author: Henry Alline
Published in 18 hymnals

Author: Henry Alline

Alline, Henry. (Newport, Rhode Island, January 14, 1748--January 28, 1784, Northampton, New Hampshire). Congregationalist/"New Light". In 1760 his family took up land near Hampden, Nova Scotia, far from any school or church; hence the spiritual experience which, in 1775, impelled him to begin preaching found him with the drive and magnetism, but without the solid grounding, of a Wesley or a Whitefield. His stress on the "new light," and the revival meetings which he conducted all over Nova Scotia had no connection with the American Revolution beyond coincidence in time; yet that was enough to alarm the authorities. He had sermons, tracts, and probably sheets of hymns printed at Halifax before the peace treaty of 1783 allowed him to cross th… Go to person page >

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First Line: Vain world, vain world, I bid adieu
Author: Henry Alline
Copyright: Public Domain

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Instances (1 - 18 of 18)Text InfoTune InfoTextScoreFlexScoreAudioPage Scan
A Choice Selection of Psalms, Hymns and Spiritual Songs for the use of Christians #388Page Scan
Christian Psalms and Hymns to Aid in Public and Private Devotion #d980
General Collection of Hymns, Original and Selected, for Use of Christians #d337
Hymns and Psalms, Original and Modern, Selected and Revised #d334
Hymns and Spiritual Songs #d396
Hymns and Spiritual Songs, Original and Selected, for the Use of Christians. (5th ed.) #B132Page Scan
Hymns and Spiritual Songs, Original and Selected, for the Use of Christians. (8th ed.) #b132Page Scan
Hymns and Spiritual Songs. 1st Canadian ed. #d303
Hymns for Christian Melody #306Page Scan
Hymns, Original and Selected, for the Use of Christians. (5th ed. corr.) #129Page Scan
Hymns, Original and Selected, for the use of Christians #d263
Hymns, Original and Selected, for the Use of Christians. 8th ed. #d289
Revival Hymns #60Page Scan
Spiritual Melodies #d326
Spiritual Melodies. Enl. & impr. ed. #d382
The Christian Hymn Book #d660
The Christian Hymn Book. 7th ed. #d662
The Psalmody: a collection of hymns for public and social worship #429Page Scan
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