What! never speak one evil word?

What! never speak one evil word?

Author: Charles Wesley
Published in 37 hymnals

Author: Charles Wesley

Charles Wesley, M.A. was the great hymn-writer of the Wesley family, perhaps, taking quantity and quality into consideration, the great hymn-writer of all ages. Charles Wesley was the youngest son and 18th child of Samuel and Susanna Wesley, and was born at Epworth Rectory, Dec. 18, 1707. In 1716 he went to Westminster School, being provided with a home and board by his elder brother Samuel, then usher at the school, until 1721, when he was elected King's Scholar, and as such received his board and education free. In 1726 Charles Wesley was elected to a Westminster studentship at Christ Church, Oxford, where he took his degree in 1729, and became a college tutor. In the early part of the same year his religious impressions were much deepene… Go to person page >

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Author: Charles Wesley

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What! never speak one evil word? C. Wesley. [Holiness desired.] This cento is thus composed: stanzas i., ii. are from Wesley's Short Hymns, 1762, vol. ii., No. 753, on James iii. 2; and stanzas iii., iv. from the same, vol. i., No. 854, on Psalms ciii. 3. In this form it appeared in the Wesleyan Hymn Book, 1780, No. 353, and has been repeated in several collections. Original texts in Poetical Works, 1868-72, vols. xiii. and ix.

--John Julian, Dictionary of Hymnology (1907)

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A Collection of Hymns Adapted to the Use of the Methodist Episcopal Church #d617
A Collection of Hymns for Public, Social and Domestic Worship #d924
A Collection of Hymns for Public, Social and Domestic Worship #d931
A Collection of Hymns for Public, Social, and Domestic Worship #d931
A Collection of Hymns for Public, Social, and Domestic Worship #543Page Scan
A Collection of Hymns for the use of the Methodist Episcopal Church. Rev. with a Supplement #d647
A Collection of Hymns for the Use of the Methodist Episcopal Church: principally from the collection of Rev. John Wesley, M. A., late fellow of Lincoln College, Oxford; with... (Rev. & corr.) #338Page Scan
A Collection of Hymns for the Use of the Methodist Episcopal Church: Principally from the Collection of the Rev. John Wesley. M. A. #338Page Scan
A Collection of Hymns for the Use of the United Brethren in Christ #d359
A Collection of Hymns for the use of the Wesleyan Methodist Connection of America #d571
A Collection of Hymns, for the Use of the People Called Methodists, with a Supplement #363Page Scan
A Collection of Hymns, for the use of the Wesleyan Methodist Connection of America. #373Page Scan
A Collection of Hymns: for the use of the Methodist Episcopal Church, principally from the collection of the Rev. John Wesley, A. M., late fellow of Lincoln College..(Rev. and corr. with a supplement) #338Page Scan
A Collection of Hymns: for the use of the people called Methodists; in miniature #361Page Scan
A New Book of Hymns for the Use of the Methodist Episcopal and Other Churches #d261
A Selection of Hymns ... Supplement to the Methodist Pocket Hymn Book. 1st ed #d301
A Selection of Hymns from Various Authors, Designed as a Supplement to the Methodist Pocket Hymn Book. 3rd ed. #d309
Cottage Melodies; a hymn and tune book, for prayer and social meetings and the home circle #48Page Scan
Hymn Book of the Holiness Movement Church #d546
Hymnal of the Methodist Episcopal Church #532Page Scan
Hymnal of the Methodist Episcopal Church #532Page Scan
Hymns and Tunes: for those who keep the commandments of God and the faith of Jesus. #370Page Scan
Hymns for the Use of the Methodist Episcopal Church. Rev. ed. #505Page Scan
Hymns for Use in Divine Worship ... Seventh-Day Adventists #d1252
Methodist Hymn and Tune Book #d846
Methodist Hymn-Book #530Page Scan
New Hymn and Tune book: an Offering of Praise for the Methodist Episcopal Church #173ePage Scan
New Hymn and Tune Book: an Offering of Praise for the Use of the African M. E. Zion Church of America #173ePage Scan
The American Hymn and Tune Book #d859
The Chapel Hymn Book #d382
The Clifton Chapel Collection of "Psalms, Hymns, and Spiritual Songs": for public, social and family worship and private devotions at the Sanitarium, Clifton Springs, N. Y. #664Page Scan
The Happy Singer #d150
The Heart and Voice: or, Songs of Praise for the Sanctuary: hymn and tune book, designed for congregational singing in the Methodist Episcopal Church, and for congregations generally #69cPage Scan
The Hymn Book of the Free Methodist Church #426Page Scan
The Reformed Methodist Pocket Hymnal: Revised: collected from various authors. Designed for the worship of God in all Christian churches. #I.145Page Scan
The Seventh-Day Adventist Hymn and Tune Book: for use in divine worship #630Page Scan
The Union Harp and Revival Chorister. Rev ed. #d452



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