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When life, as opening buds, is sweet

When life, as opening buds, is sweet

Author: Mrs. Barbauld
Published in 10 hymnals

Author: Mrs. Barbauld

Barbauld, Anna Laetitia, née Aikin, daughter of the Rev. John Ailrin, D.D., a dissenting minister, was b. at Kibworth-Harcourt, Leicestershire, June 20, 1743. In 1753 Dr. Aikin became classical tutor at a dissenting academy at Warrington. During her residence there she contributed five hymns to Dr. W. Enfield's Hymns for Public Worship, &c, Warrington, 1772. In the following year these were included in her Poems, Lond., J. Johnson, 1773. In May, 1774, Miss Aikin was married to the Rev. Rochemont Barbauld, a descendant of a French Protestant family, and a dissenting minister. For some years Mr. Barbauld conducted, in addition to his pastoral work, a boarding school at Palgrave, Suffolk. From this he retired in 1785. In 1786 he undertook t… Go to person page >

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First Line: When life, as opening buds, is sweet
Author: Mrs. Barbauld
Meter: 8.8.8.8
Copyright: Public Domain

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Instances (1 - 10 of 10)
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A Collection of Hymns, for the Christian Church and Home #336

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A Collection of Hymns #414

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Plymouth Collection #a1093

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Plymouth Collection of Hymns and Tunes; for the use of Christian Congregations #1093

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Selection of Hymns, for Public Worship designed to be used with Watts' #92

Songs in the Night; or Hymns for the Sick and Suffering. 2nd ed. #d199

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The Baptist Hymn and Tune Book #1093

The Church Harp #d114

The Church Harp. Rev. ed. #d146

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