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Touch not, taste not, handle not

Author: J. B. Atchinson

Atchinson, Jonathan Bush, born at Wilson, New York, Feb. 17, 1840, and "licensed as a Methodist Preacher," Sept. 6, 1874. Of his hymns the following are the best known:— 1. Behold the stone is rolled away. [Easter.] This was Mr. Atchinson's first hymn. It appeared in the Sunday School Times, Dec. 1874. It is not in use in Great Britain. 2. Fully persuaded, Lord, I believe. [Faith.] Written in 1874 or 1875, and first published in Gospel Hymns, No. 1. It is given in I. D. Sankey's Sacred Songs & Solos, No. 149, with music by W. F. Sherwin. 3. I have read of a beautiful city. [Heaven.] Written about the same time as the former, and published in Gospel Hymns. It is given in I. D. Sankey's Sacred Songs & Solos, No. 4… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Who hath sorrow, who hath woe
Title: Touch not, taste not, handle not
Author: J. B. Atchinson
Language: English
Refrain First Line: They who tarry at the wine cup
Copyright: Public Domain



Instances (1 - 27 of 27)

Band of Hope Songs #d55

Bible Temperance Hymns #d70

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Bible Temperance Hymns #48

Christian Songs #d166

Christian Songs #d167

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Helps for Worship #16

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Hymn-Book of the Evangelical Association #729

New Standard Singer #d252

New Standard Singer, Pt. 1-7 #d256

Prayerful Praises. 5th ed. #d161

Primary Songs No.2 #d85

Select Sabbath School Songs #d16

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Songs for the Service of Prayer #484

Songs of Pilgrimage, a Hymnal for the Churches of Christ, Part I #d274

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Songs of Pilgrimage #956

Sparkling Diamonds #d163

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Sunday School Songs #87

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Temperance Jewels #25

Temperance Songs, for Congregational Singing in Temperance Gatherings of All Varieties #d77

The Evangelical Hymn and Tune Book #d827

The Garner #d140

The New Brunswick Temperance Songster #d43

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Welcome Songs #169

Welcome Songs No. 1 for Sabbath Schools #d40

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Westminster Sabbath School Hymnal, a collection of hymns and tunes for use in sabbath-schools and social meetings #126

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