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When the spark of life is waning

When the spark of life is waning

Author: Thomas Dale
Published in 54 hymnals

Author: Thomas Dale

Dale, Thomas, M.A., son of Thomas Dale, a bookseller in London, born at Pentonville, Aug. 22, 1797, and educated at Christ's Hospital, and Corpus Christi College, Cambridge, graduating B.A. 1822, M.A. 1825. On taking Holy Orders, he became, after holding several curacies, Vicar of St. Bride's, Fleet Street, London; Canon of St. Paul's, 1843; Vicar of St. Pancras, 1846; and Rector of Therfield, Herts, 1800. In 1870 he was nominated to the Deanery of Rochester, but died before induction, May 14, 1870. His poetical works are:— (1) The Widow of Nain, 1819; (2) The Outlaw of Tauris, 1820; (3) Irad and Adah, a tale of the Flood; and Specimens of a New Translation of the Psalms, 1822. These Poems were collected and published in one vol. in 1836… Go to person page >

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First Line: When the spark of life is waning
Author: Thomas Dale



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A Church of England Hymn Book: adapted to the daily services of the Church throughout the year #663
A Collection of Hymns, for the use of the United Brethren in Christ: taken from the most approved authors, and adapted to public and private worship #924Page Scan
A Collection of Hymns: Supplementary to the Psalms and Hymns of Dr. Watts #428Page Scan
A Collection of Psalms, Hymns, and Spiritual Songs: with the music of Mason's Sacred Harp and Missouri Harmony adapted #627Page Scan
Additional Hymns, Designed as a Supplement to Dwight's Psalms & Hymns #d206
Book of Hymns and Tunes, comprising the psalms and hymns for the worship of God, approved by the general assembly of 1866, arranged with appropriate tunes... by authority of the assembly of 1873 #103bPage Scan
Christian Hymn and Tune Book, for use in Churches, and for Social and Family Devotions #474Page Scan
Conference Hymns. a new collection of hymns, designed especially for use in conference and prayer meetings, and family worship. #108Page Scan
Hymns for the Church on Earth: being three hundred and sixty-six hymns and spiritual songs. (For the most part of modern date.) (New Ed.) #57Page Scan
Hymns of The Voice of Praise #d299
Methodist Social Hymn Book #248Page Scan
New Union Hymns #308Page Scan
Plymouth Collection of Hymns and Tunes; for the use of Christian Congregations #866Page Scan
Psalms and Hymns Adapted to Social, Private and Public Worship #d912
Psalms and Hymns for the Worship of God #d913
Revival and Camp Minstrel, containing the Best Hymns and Spiritual Songs, Original and Selected #d387
Revival Hymns ... with a Supplement. 2nd ed. #d345
Sacred Songs for Church and Home #d555
Sacred Songs for Family and Social Worship: comprising the most approved spiritual hymns with chaste and popular tunes #298Page Scan
Sacred Songs for Family and Social Worship: comprising the most approved spiritual hymns with chaste and popular tunes ( New ed. rev. and enl.) #339Page Scan
Songs for the Service of Prayer #395Page Scan
Songs in the Night; or Hymns for the Sick and Suffering. 2nd ed. #d204
Spiritual Songs for a Month. 1st Am. from the 6th Eng. ed. #d59
Spiritual Songs, Being One Hyndred Hymns Not to be Found in the Hymn Books Commonly Used. New Am. from the Enl. English ed. #d95
The American Vocalist: a selection of tunes, anthems, sentences, and hymns, old and new: designed for the church, the vestry, or the parlor; adapted to every variety of metre in common use. (Rev. ed.) #295bPage Scan
The Baptist Church Hymnal: chants and anthems with music #104Page Scan
The Baptist Harp: a new collection of hymns for the closet, the family, social worship, and revivals #120Page Scan
The Baptist Hymn and Tune Book: being "The Plymouth Collection" enlarged and adapted to the use of Baptist churches #866Page Scan
The Baptist Psalmody: a selection of hymns for the worship of God #1192Page Scan
The Bible Hymn Book #d280
The Chapel Hymn Book (4th ed.) #d415
The Chapel Hymn Book. 5th ed. #d407
The Choir: or, Union collection of church music. Consisting of a great variety of psalm and hymn tunes, anthems, &c. original and selected. Including many beautiful subjects from the works.. (2nd ed.) #311Page Scan
The Christian Hymn Book: a compilation of psalms, hymns and spiritual songs, original and selected (Rev. and enl.) #1091Page Scan
The Christian Hymnal #d777
The Christian Hymnal: a choice collection of hymns and tunes for congregational and social worship #722Page Scan
The Christian Minstrel: a New System of Musical Notation with a Collection of Psalm Tunes, Anthems, and Chants. 3rd ed. #d330
The Christian Minstrel: a New System of Musical Notations; with a Collectionof Psalm Tunes, Anthems, & Chants ... 104th ed. #d379
The Congregational Hymn Book: for the service of the sanctuary #1023Page Scan
The Diadem: a collection of tunes and hymns for Sunday school and devotional meetings #114Page Scan
The Mozart Collection of Sacred Music: containing melodies, chorals, anthems and chants, harmonized in four parts; together with the celebrated Christus and Miserere by ZIngarelli #189Page Scan
The New Village Harmony #d139
The Psalmody: a collection of hymns for public and social worship #1098Page Scan
The Sabbath Hymn and Tune Book: for the service of song in the house of the Lord #157bPage Scan
The Sabbath Hymn Book. Baptist ed. #d1207
The Sacred Harp or Eclectic Harmony: a collection of church music, consisting of a great variety of psalm and hymn tunes, anthems, sacred songs and chants...(New ed., Rev. and Corr.) #190Page Scan
The Sacred Lute #d391
The Saints' Harp #d1036
The Soldier's Hymn Book. 2nd ed. #d252
The Union Harp and Revival Chorister. Rev ed. #d469
The Voice of Praise #d298
The Wesleyan Psalmist, or Songs of Canaan: a collection of hymns and tunes designed to be used at camp-meetings, and at class and prayer meetings, and other occasions of social devotion #89aPage Scan
The Young Chorister; a collection of new and beautiful tunes, adapted to the use of Sabbath schools, from some of the most distinguished composers; together with many of the author's own compositions #89Page Scan
Vestry Harp #d60
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