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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First Line: Why should we spend our youthful days
Author: John Burton



Instances (1 - 44 of 44)
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Hymns for Schools and Families, Specailly Designed for the Children of the Church #341

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Hymns for Sunday Schools, Youth, and Children #209

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Hymns for Youth, Suitable to be Used in Sabbath and Parochial Schools #234

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Selection of Hymns for the Sunday School Union of the Methodist Episcopal Church #173

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Sunday-School Hymns #141

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The American Baptist Sabbath-School Hymn-Book #228

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The Presbyterian Juvenile Psalmodist #205

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Year of Worship for Sunday Schools and Homes #100

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 Sunday School Worship #d95

Hymns for Sunday Schools, Selected from Various Authoors #d255

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Hymns for Sunday Schools, Youth and Children #209

Hymns, Selected and Original, for Sunday Schools of the Evangelical Lutheran Church #d528

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New Union Hymns #196

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

Sunday School Hymn Book #d534

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The Altar, a Service Book for Sunday Schools (New and Enl. Ed.) #52

The Baptist Sabbath School Hymn Book #d500

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The Christian Melodist: a new collection of hymns for social religious worship #460

The Church Hymn Book #d1180

The One Key Singer #d61

The Sabbath School Choir #d70

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

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