When youth and [or] age are snatched away

When youth and [or] age are snatched away

Author: Anne Steele
Published in 16 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 youth and [or] age are snatched away
Author: Anne Steele

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A Collection of Sacred Hymns, for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints #217

A Selection of Psalms and Hymns for Every Sunday ... Diocese of Quebec #d177

Church Melodies, a Collection of Psalms, Hymns and Spiritual Songs #d1159

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Church Psalmody: a Collection of Psalms and Hymns adapted to public worship #H607

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Church Psalmody: a Collection of Psalms and Hymns Adapted to Public Worship #607

The Christian Hymn Book #d701

The Christian Hymn Book. 7th ed. #d702

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The Lyrica: a collection of psalms, hymns, and spiritual songs, adapted to general use #427

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