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Why, mourning soul [souls], why flow these tears

Why, mourning soul [souls], why flow these tears

Author: John Dobell
Published in 13 hymnals

Author: John Dobell

Dobell, John, b. 1757, d. May, 1840, was a port-gauger under the Board of Excise, at Poole, Dorset, and a person of some local note. In 1806 he published:— A New Selection of Seven Hundred Evangelical Hymns for Private, Family, and Public Worship (Many Original) from more than two hundred of the best Authors in England, Scotland, Ireland, and America, Arranged in alphabetical order; Intended as a Supplement to Dr. Watts's Psalms and Hymns. By John Dobell. Lond., Williams and Smith, 1806. Subsequently this Selection was increased to "More than Eight Hundred" hymns, and the wording of the title-page was changed in several instances. Dobell's account of this work is:— "The hymns here presented to the public I have collected from m… Go to person page >

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First Line: Why, mourning soul [souls], why flow these tears
Author: John Dobell

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A Baptist Hymn Book, Designed Especially for the Regular Baptist Church and All Lovers of Truth #d884

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A New Selection of Psalms, Hymns and Spiritual Songs #185

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A Selection of Hymns for the use of social religious meetings, and for private devotions 2d ed. #242

A Selection of Hymns....3d ed #d266

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Hymn and Tune Book for Use in Old School or Primitive Baptist Churches #458

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The Baptist Hymn Book #1088

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The Baptist Hymn Book #251

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The Cluster of Spiritual Songs, Divine Hymns and Sacred Poems #CCXLIX

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