Why should we spend our youthful days

Why should we spend our youthful days

Author: John Burton
Published in 44 hymnals

Author: John Burton

Burton, John, jun, a popular hymn-writer for children, was b. July 23, 1803, at Stratford in Essex, in which place he carried on business as a cooper for about 50 years. He died in 1877. Mr. Burton was a member of the Congregational body, and a Deacon of the Chapel where he attended, His contributions to hymnody began in 1822, when he sent his first production to the Evangelical Magazine. He continued to contribute to that and other periodicals for many years, his signature in the former being "Essex, J. B.," and in the Child's Companion, J. B. Essex." His publications are:— (1) One Hundred Original Hymns for the Young, 1850; (2) Hymns for Little Children, 1851; (3) The Child-Life of David; (4) The Book of Psalms in English Verse, 1871;… Go to person page >

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Author: John Burton



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A Collection of Spiritual Hymns: adapted to the Various Kinds of Christian Worship, and especially designed for the use of the Brethren in Christ. 2nd ed. #619Page Scan
Bradbury's Sabbath School Melodies, and Family Choir: a complete collection of hymns and music for all Sabbath school occasions #50Page Scan
Canadian Sabbath-School Hymn Book #d282
Children's Diadem #d109
Choral Harp for Sunday Schools #d173
Hymns for Children and Young Persons #d501
Hymns for Schools and Families #d576
Hymns for Schools and Families, Specailly Designed for the Children of the Church #341Page Scan
Hymns for Sunday School Worship #d95
Hymns for Sunday Schools, Selected from Various Authoors #d255
Hymns for Sunday Schools, Youth and Children #209Page Scan
Hymns for Sunday Schools, Youth, and Children #209Page Scan
Hymns for Youth, Suitable to be Used in Sabbath and Parochial Schools #234Page Scan
Hymns, Selected and Original, for Sunday Schools of the Evangelical Lutheran Church #d528
New Union Hymns #196Page Scan
Portsmouth Sunday School Hymn Book #d204
Sabbath School and Social Hymns of the Reformed Protestant Dutch Church of the U.S.A. #d321
Sabbath School Vocalist #d131
Selection of Hymns for the Sunday School Union of the Methodist Episcopal Church #173Page Scan
Songs for the Sabbath School and Vestry: designed especially for the Sabbath school and concert. With original and selected music #S39Page Scan
Sunday School Hymn Book #d534
Sunday-School Hymns #141Page Scan
The Altar, a Service Book for Sunday Schools (New and Enl. Ed.) #52Page Scan
The American Baptist Sabbath-School Hymn-Book #228Page Scan
The American Sabbath School Singing Book: containing hymns, tunes, scriptural selections and chants, for Sabbath schools #138Page Scan
The Baptist Sabbath School Hymn Book #d500
The Christian Melodist: a new collection of hymns for social religious worship #460Page Scan
The Church Hymn Book #d1180
The New England Sabbath School Minstrel: a collection of music and hymns adapted to sabbath schools, families, and social meetings #135Page Scan
The One Key Singer #d61
The Presbyterian Juvenile Psalmodist #205Page Scan
The Sabbath School Choir #d70
The Sabbath School Harp: being a selection of tunes and hynns, adapted to the wants of Sabbath schools, families, and social meetings (2nd ed.) #[53]Page Scan
The Sabbath School Lute: a selection of hymns and appropriate melodies, adapted to the wants of Sabbath schools, families and social meetings #61Page Scan
The Sabbath School Melodist: being a selection of hymns with appropriate music; for the use of Sabbath schools, families and social meetings #159Page Scan
The Sabbath School: a complete collection of hymns and tunes for Sabbath schools, families, and social gatherings #102Page Scan
The School Psalter #d328
The Song Wreath #d83
The Sunday School Melodist #d129
The Union Harp and Revival Chorister. Rev ed. #d483
Union Hymns. Rev. #d497
Union Hymns. Rev. #d513
Waters' Choral Harp: a new and superior collection of choice hymns and tunes, mostly new, written and composed for Sunday schools, missionary, revival, and social meetings, and for church worship #99bPage Scan
Year of Worship for Sunday Schools and Homes #100Page Scan
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