Why should the world's alluring toys

Why should the world's alluring toys

Author: Anne Steele
Published in 12 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 >

Text Information

First Line: Why should the world's alluring toys
Author: Anne Steele

Timeline

Instances

Instances (1 - 12 of 12)Text InfoTune InfoTextScoreFlexScoreAudioPage Scan
A Collection of Psalms and Hymns for Publick Worship #LXXXII
A Collection of Psalms and Hymns for Publick Worship (2nd ed.) #LXXXIIPage Scan
A Collection of Psalms and Hymns for Social and Private Worship #CCCXPage Scan
Hymn Book for Christian Worship #665Page Scan
Hymns for Christian Melody #172Page Scan
Hymns for the Sanctuary #529Page Scan
Hymns, Selected from the Most Approved Authors, for the use of Trinity Church, Boston #133Page Scan
Sacred poetry: consisting of psalms and hymns adapted to Christian devotion in publick & private. New ed. #d556
Sacred Poetry: Consisting of Psalms and Hymns, adapted to Christian Devotion, in Publick and Private. New Ed. #d554
Sacred Poetry: consisting of psalms and hymns, adapted to Christian devotion, in public and private, selected from the best authors, with variations and additions #H.CCLXXXVIIIPage Scan
The New Hymn Book, Designed for Universalist Societies: compiled from approved authors, with variations and additions (9th ed.) #319Page Scan
The New Hymn Book, Designed for Universalist Societies: compiled from approved authors, with variations and additions. Second Ed. #319Page Scan
Suggestions or corrections? Contact us



Advertisements