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When gloomy thoughts and boding fears

When gloomy thoughts and boding fears

Author: Anne Steele
Published in 22 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: When gloomy thoughts and boding fears
Author: Anne Steele

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A Collection of Psalms and Hymns for Publick Worship #XLVI

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A Collection of Psalms and Hymns for Publick Worship (2nd ed.) #XLVI

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A Collection of Psalms and Hymns for Social and Private Worship #CCV

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A Collection of Psalms and Hymns, for Social and Private Worship #372

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A Collection of Psalms and Hymns #327

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A Selection of Hymns and Psalms for Social and Private Worship (2nd ed. Enl. and Imp.) #226

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A Selection of Hymns and Psalms for Social and Private Worship (6th ed.) #234

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A Selection of Hymns and Psalms, for Social and Private Worship. (11th ed.) #234

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A Selection of Hymns and Psalms #226

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A Selection of Psalms and Hymns, Embracing all the Varieties of Subjects #H68

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A Selection of Sacred Poetry #327

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A Selection of Sacred Poetry #327

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Christian Hymns #457

Family Singing Book. Rev ed. with Supplement #d312

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Hymns for Christian Devotion #623

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Hymns for Christian Devotion #623

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Hymns for Christian Melody #974

Hymns, Selected from Various Authors, for the Use of the Unitarian Church in Washington #d169

Psalms and Hymns, for Social and Private Worship #d468

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The New Hymn Book, Designed for Universalist Societies #362

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The New Hymn Book, Designed for Universalist Societies #362

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