The Friend Who Conquers Death

When death before my sight

Author: Anne Steele
Published in 7 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 >

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First Line: When death before my sight
Title: The Friend Who Conquers Death
Author: Anne Steele
Language: English
Copyright: Public Domain



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A Collection of Hymns for the use of the African Methodist Episcopal Zion Church in America #667

Family and Social Melodies #d385

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Hymns for the Use of the Methodist Episcopal Church. Rev. ed. #667

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New Hymn and Tune book #209f

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New Hymn and Tune Book #209f

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The Heart and Voice #232b

The Praise #d323

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