The Resource A collection of psalms and hymns : for social and private worship, [compiled by Henry Devereux Sewall]

A collection of psalms and hymns : for social and private worship, [compiled by Henry Devereux Sewall]

Label
A collection of psalms and hymns : for social and private worship
Title
A collection of psalms and hymns
Title remainder
for social and private worship
Statement of responsibility
[compiled by Henry Devereux Sewall]
Title variation
Psalms and hymns
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
BZM
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1786-1845
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Sewall, Henry D.
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
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Williams, David H.
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  • Hymns, English
  • Unitarian churches
Label
A collection of psalms and hymns : for social and private worship, [compiled by Henry Devereux Sewall]
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • 504 numbered hymns (indicating meter, scripture or theme, author or origin) ; 12 doxologies (captioned for meter)--p. 405-[408] : without music
  • Includes indexes : of first lines--p. [vii]-xxi ; for finding a hymn adapted to a particular subject or occasion--p.409-420 ; of the scriptures referred to in the hymns--p. 421-427
  • Signatures : A-Z6, 2A-2K6 2L8 (or L6 + extra leaf) [W inest]
  • Compiled by Henry Devereux Sewall. Cf. Mansell
  • Arrangement : Psalms and hymns, alphabetically arranged, in three parts : I. Of general prayer and praise, and for the introduction and close of worship [hymns 1-120 (p. 23-114)] ; II. For particular subjects of discourses [hymns 121-400 (p. 115-324)] ; III. For particular occasions, and for private and domestic devotion [hymns 401-504 (p. 325-404)] ; Doxologies [numbered 1-12 (p. 405-[408])]--p. [vi]
  • Metres [13 indicated]--p. [vi]
  • T.p. scripture : "God is the King of all the earth: Sing ye praises with understanding.--Ps. xlvii.7."
  • Binding of leather ; with gilt edge-work
  • "... the hymns and the arrangement remain the same [i.e. as in previous editions]" ; "... verbal errors ... corrected, and an Index of scripture references ... added ...."--Advertisement to the third edition p. [v] (signed : H.D.S. [i.e. Henry Devereux Sewall] December 1831)
  • "The following ... found to aim at no sectarian distinctions" ; "The works ... consulted, as far as practicable, in the originals, and many passages ... restored from the readings in common use. In deviating from the first copies, the Compiler has had principally the ... objects ... stated. In other alterations ... his design to adapt the sentiments to the different classes of character which make up every assembly of worshippers, and some of whom cannot ... be supposed to use expressions ... fitted only to those who have made the highest attainments .... He has ... marked as altered, only those hymns in which any change has been made by himself. Hymns which have never appeared before in any collection published in this country ... distinguished by an obelisk .... Those with an asterisk ... are originals, for which the Compiler is principally indebted to his friends"--Pref. p. [iii-iv] (dated : New York, Oct. 3, 1820)
Dimensions
17 cm.
Edition
Third edition.
Extent
422 p.
Note
Front endpapers inscription : "N.A. Lombard[.] Worcester[.] Pew= 123" ("123" in pencil).
System control number
(OCoLC)38053779
Label
A collection of psalms and hymns : for social and private worship, [compiled by Henry Devereux Sewall]
Publication
Note
  • 504 numbered hymns (indicating meter, scripture or theme, author or origin) ; 12 doxologies (captioned for meter)--p. 405-[408] : without music
  • Includes indexes : of first lines--p. [vii]-xxi ; for finding a hymn adapted to a particular subject or occasion--p.409-420 ; of the scriptures referred to in the hymns--p. 421-427
  • Signatures : A-Z6, 2A-2K6 2L8 (or L6 + extra leaf) [W inest]
  • Compiled by Henry Devereux Sewall. Cf. Mansell
  • Arrangement : Psalms and hymns, alphabetically arranged, in three parts : I. Of general prayer and praise, and for the introduction and close of worship [hymns 1-120 (p. 23-114)] ; II. For particular subjects of discourses [hymns 121-400 (p. 115-324)] ; III. For particular occasions, and for private and domestic devotion [hymns 401-504 (p. 325-404)] ; Doxologies [numbered 1-12 (p. 405-[408])]--p. [vi]
  • Metres [13 indicated]--p. [vi]
  • T.p. scripture : "God is the King of all the earth: Sing ye praises with understanding.--Ps. xlvii.7."
  • Binding of leather ; with gilt edge-work
  • "... the hymns and the arrangement remain the same [i.e. as in previous editions]" ; "... verbal errors ... corrected, and an Index of scripture references ... added ...."--Advertisement to the third edition p. [v] (signed : H.D.S. [i.e. Henry Devereux Sewall] December 1831)
  • "The following ... found to aim at no sectarian distinctions" ; "The works ... consulted, as far as practicable, in the originals, and many passages ... restored from the readings in common use. In deviating from the first copies, the Compiler has had principally the ... objects ... stated. In other alterations ... his design to adapt the sentiments to the different classes of character which make up every assembly of worshippers, and some of whom cannot ... be supposed to use expressions ... fitted only to those who have made the highest attainments .... He has ... marked as altered, only those hymns in which any change has been made by himself. Hymns which have never appeared before in any collection published in this country ... distinguished by an obelisk .... Those with an asterisk ... are originals, for which the Compiler is principally indebted to his friends"--Pref. p. [iii-iv] (dated : New York, Oct. 3, 1820)
Dimensions
17 cm.
Edition
Third edition.
Extent
422 p.
Note
Front endpapers inscription : "N.A. Lombard[.] Worcester[.] Pew= 123" ("123" in pencil).
System control number
(OCoLC)38053779

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