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While verdant hill and blooming vale

While verdant hill and blooming vale

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: While verdant hill and blooming vale
Author: Anne Steele

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Chapel Hymns #d659

Hymns, Selected and Original, for Sunday Schools of the Evangelical Lutheran Church #d517

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Mission Songs #[99]

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New Union Hymns #410

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Psalms and Hymns, for Christian Use and Worship #H641

Songs for the Sanctuary, or Hymns and Tunes for Christian Worship #ad1270

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Songs for the Sanctuary #1327

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Songs for the Sanctuary #1327

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Songs for the Sanctuary #1327

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Songs for the Sanctuary; or Psalms and Hymns for Christian Worship (Baptist Ed.) #1327

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Songs for the Sanctuary; or, Psalms and Hymns for Christian Worship (Words only) #1327

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Songs of the Church #1192

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Sunday-School Hymns #237

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The Primitive Baptist Hymnal #12

The Saints' Harp #d1054

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