Young children once to Jesus came

Young children once to Jesus came

Author: Jane Taylor
Published in 28 hymnals

Author: Jane Taylor

Taylor, Jane, the younger of two sisters, was born at London, Sept. 23, 1783. Her gift in writing verse displayed itself at an early age. Her first piece was printed in the Minor's Pocket Book for 1804. Her publications included Display, a tale, 1815; Essays in Rhymes, 1816; and the posthumous work edited by her brother, entitled The Contributions of Q. Q., 1824, being pieces in prose and verse from the Youth's Magazine, to which she had contributed under the signature of "Q. Q." She died at Ongar, Essex, April 13, 1824. Her Memoir and Poetical Remains, were published by her father in 1825. The joint productions of the two sisters, Ann Taylor Gilbert & Jane Taylor, were:-- (1) Original Poems, 1805; (2) Hymns for the Nursery, 1806; (3) Hym… Go to person page >

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First Line: Young children once to Jesus came
Author: Jane Taylor

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Young children once to Jesus came. Jane Taylor. [Christ receiving little children.] This hymn was given in the first edition of Hymns for Infant Minds, 1810, as “As infants once to Christ were brought.” In the 4th edition, 1812, the opening line was altered to “Young children once to Jesus came,” and this is repeated in the revised edition of 1886. It is in 6 stanzas of 4 lines and based upon the words “Suffer little children to come unto me.” It is given in several modern collections for children. --John Julian, Dictionary of Hymnology (1907)

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Instances (1 - 28 of 28)

Canadian Sabbath-School Hymn Book #d286

Children's Praise #d176

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Hymns for Sunday Schools, Youth and Children #259

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Hymns for Sunday Schools, Youth, and Children #259

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Hymns for Youth, Suitable to be Used in Sabbath and Parochial Schools #212

Hymns, Selected and Original, for Sunday Schools of the Evangelical Lutheran Church #d541

Psalms, Hymns and Spiritual Songs, 4th ed. #d236

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Psalms, Hymns and Spiritual Songs, Original and Selected. (14th stereotype ed.) #S176

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Psalms, Hymns and Spiritual Songs, Original and Selected. (7th ed.) #S337

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Psalms, Hymns, and Spiritual Songs: original and selected (5th ed.) #S176

Sabbath School and Social Hymns of the Reformed Protestant Dutch Church of the U.S.A. #d326

Sabbath School Choir #d40

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Songs of the Covenant : for the Sabbath School, Prayer Meetings, etc. #241

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Sunday School Hymn Book. (19th ed) #143

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The American Baptist Sabbath-School Hymn-Book #230

The Baptist Sabbath School Hymn Book #d510

The Hymnist: Heart Hymns and Home Melodies #d139

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The Infant-School Hymn-Book #14

The Sabbath Chimes #d337

The Sunday School Child's Hymn Book. Rev. #d51

The Sunday School Melodist #d130

Union Hymns. Rev. #d505

Union Hymns. Rev. #d521

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