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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Instances (1 - 16 of 16)Text InfoTune InfoTextScoreFlexScoreAudioPage Scan
Chapel Hymns #d659
Congregational Hymn and Tune Book; containing the Psalms and Hymns of the General Association of Connecticut, adapted to Suitable Tunes #428Page Scan
Hymns, Selected and Original, for Sunday Schools of the Evangelical Lutheran Church #d517
Mission Songs: a collection of hymns and music, designed for Sabbath schools #[99]Page Scan
New Union Hymns #410Page Scan
Psalms and Hymns, for Christian Use and Worship #H641Page Scan
Songs for the Sanctuary, or Hymns and Tunes for Christian Worship #ad1270
Songs for the Sanctuary: or hymns and tunes for Christian Worship #1327Page Scan
Songs for the Sanctuary: or hymns and tunes for Christian worship #1327Page Scan
Songs for the Sanctuary: or hymns and tunes for Christian Worship #1327Page Scan
Songs for the Sanctuary; or Psalms and Hymns for Christian Worship (Baptist Ed.) #1327Page Scan
Songs for the Sanctuary; or, Psalms and Hymns for Christian Worship (Words only) #1327Page Scan
Songs of the Church: or, hymns and tunes for Christian worship #1192Page Scan
Sunday-School Hymns #237Page Scan
The Primitive Baptist Hymnal: a choice collection of hymns and tunes of early and late composition #12Page Scan
The Saints' Harp #d1054
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