The Resource A selection of sacred poetry : consisting of psalms and hymns, from Watts, Doddridge, Merrick, Scott, Cowper, Barbauld, Steele, and others

A selection of sacred poetry : consisting of psalms and hymns, from Watts, Doddridge, Merrick, Scott, Cowper, Barbauld, Steele, and others

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A selection of sacred poetry : consisting of psalms and hymns, from Watts, Doddridge, Merrick, Scott, Cowper, Barbauld, Steele, and others
Title
A selection of sacred poetry
Title remainder
consisting of psalms and hymns, from Watts, Doddridge, Merrick, Scott, Cowper, Barbauld, Steele, and others
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A selection of sacred poetry
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Language
eng
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1793-1868
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Dabney, J.P.
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
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d. 1847
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  • Kay, James
  • Small, Robert H
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  • Hymns, English
  • Unitarian churches
Label
A selection of sacred poetry : consisting of psalms and hymns, from Watts, Doddridge, Merrick, Scott, Cowper, Barbauld, Steele, and others
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • 606 hymns, etc. [title header for first page] (indicating meter, author or origin, theme--with text headers for major divisions and subjects, text and running headers for subjects) ; 40 appended hymns (similarly captioned)--p. 489-525 : without music
  • Includes indexes : of subjects--p. [527]-543 ; of authors and collections--p. [545]-548 ; Enumeration of authors and collections--p. [549]-550 ; Table of scriptures referred to in the hymns--p. [551]-556
  • Signatures : 14 26 34 A-Z6, 2C-2V6 2W2
  • Spine title : Psalms & hymns ; binding of leather on boards ; scripture on t.p. : "GOD is the King of all the earth; sing ye praises with understanding. Ps. xlvii.7."
  • "... occasion ... taken to make ... corrections, and to add forty hymns as an Appendix .... An extra number of copies of the Appendix will be printed, to which will be attached a list of the alterations from the first edition, so that ... persons .... may make ... corrections" ; "... names of the original authors are in most instances prefixed to the hymn .... in several of them alterations have been made: principally by preceding compilers .... nor is this deemed of much importance; for ... the Selection will not be found to contain any thing calculated to give offence ... to serious persons to whatever denomination ... they belong"--Preface to the third edition p. [v] (dated : Philadelphia, September 6th, 1828)
  • Contents divided : [Part] I. Christian worship and the Lord's day (no. 1-33)--p. 1-25 ; II. Praise to God (no. 34-65)--p. 26-52 ; III. The works of God celebrated (no. 66-90)--p. 53-75 ; IV. Perfections of God (no. 91-129)--p. 76-107 ; V. Government and providence of God (no. 130-167)--p. 108-139 ; VI. Thanksgiving (no. 168-187)--p. 140-158 ; VII. Divine revelation (no. 188-205)--p. 159-178 ; VIII. Christ and Christianity ()--p. 206-267 ; IX. Penitential (no. 268-283)--p. 222-234 ; X. Devout affections and good resolutions (no. 284-316)--p. 235-259 ; XI. Motives to a virtuous conduct (no. 317-341)--p. 260-277 ; XII. The Christian character (no. 342-404)--p. 278-325 ; XIII. Afflictions and changes of life (no. 405-439)--p. 326-353 ; XIV. Life, death, judgment, and a future state (no. 440-488)--p. 357-394 ; XV. Particular occasions [with note]. For the Lord's supper (no. 492-504)--p.398-407, ... the New Year (no. 505-511)--p. 408-414, ... funeral occasions (no. 512-525)--p. 415-425, National hymns (no. 526-538)--p. 425-436, Close of service (no. 539-544)--p. 436-439 ; XVI. Domestic and private worship [with note] (no. 545-606)--p. 440-487
  • Appendix--p. 489-525 : [To Part] I. (no. 607-609)--p. 489-491 ; II. (no. 610-618)--p. 492-499 ; IX. (no. 619-620)--p. 500-501 ; X (no. 621)--p. 502-503 ; XI (no. 622-625)--p. 504-510 ; XIV. (no. 629-630)--p. 511-512 ; XV. (nos. 646)--p. 513-525
Edition
  • The third edition /
  • with an appendix.
Extent
xxviii, 556 p. ; 15 cm.
Note
Inscriptions : "My dear father's hymn book" (front endpapers) ; "N. Sargent 1839" (front endpapers ; [heading sections] t.p., p. 173, p. 395) ; "Revd W. Billow's [leg. Bellow's?] of York preached Jan.' 1843 [crossed out] [?][?][?]... 'Love not the world-' [] 'Know ye not that friendship of the world is enmity with God &c'" (back flyleaf recto) ; "The Lord answered from on high" (back endpapers).
System control number
(OCoLC)18333244
Label
A selection of sacred poetry : consisting of psalms and hymns, from Watts, Doddridge, Merrick, Scott, Cowper, Barbauld, Steele, and others
Publication
Note
  • 606 hymns, etc. [title header for first page] (indicating meter, author or origin, theme--with text headers for major divisions and subjects, text and running headers for subjects) ; 40 appended hymns (similarly captioned)--p. 489-525 : without music
  • Includes indexes : of subjects--p. [527]-543 ; of authors and collections--p. [545]-548 ; Enumeration of authors and collections--p. [549]-550 ; Table of scriptures referred to in the hymns--p. [551]-556
  • Signatures : 14 26 34 A-Z6, 2C-2V6 2W2
  • Spine title : Psalms & hymns ; binding of leather on boards ; scripture on t.p. : "GOD is the King of all the earth; sing ye praises with understanding. Ps. xlvii.7."
  • "... occasion ... taken to make ... corrections, and to add forty hymns as an Appendix .... An extra number of copies of the Appendix will be printed, to which will be attached a list of the alterations from the first edition, so that ... persons .... may make ... corrections" ; "... names of the original authors are in most instances prefixed to the hymn .... in several of them alterations have been made: principally by preceding compilers .... nor is this deemed of much importance; for ... the Selection will not be found to contain any thing calculated to give offence ... to serious persons to whatever denomination ... they belong"--Preface to the third edition p. [v] (dated : Philadelphia, September 6th, 1828)
  • Contents divided : [Part] I. Christian worship and the Lord's day (no. 1-33)--p. 1-25 ; II. Praise to God (no. 34-65)--p. 26-52 ; III. The works of God celebrated (no. 66-90)--p. 53-75 ; IV. Perfections of God (no. 91-129)--p. 76-107 ; V. Government and providence of God (no. 130-167)--p. 108-139 ; VI. Thanksgiving (no. 168-187)--p. 140-158 ; VII. Divine revelation (no. 188-205)--p. 159-178 ; VIII. Christ and Christianity ()--p. 206-267 ; IX. Penitential (no. 268-283)--p. 222-234 ; X. Devout affections and good resolutions (no. 284-316)--p. 235-259 ; XI. Motives to a virtuous conduct (no. 317-341)--p. 260-277 ; XII. The Christian character (no. 342-404)--p. 278-325 ; XIII. Afflictions and changes of life (no. 405-439)--p. 326-353 ; XIV. Life, death, judgment, and a future state (no. 440-488)--p. 357-394 ; XV. Particular occasions [with note]. For the Lord's supper (no. 492-504)--p.398-407, ... the New Year (no. 505-511)--p. 408-414, ... funeral occasions (no. 512-525)--p. 415-425, National hymns (no. 526-538)--p. 425-436, Close of service (no. 539-544)--p. 436-439 ; XVI. Domestic and private worship [with note] (no. 545-606)--p. 440-487
  • Appendix--p. 489-525 : [To Part] I. (no. 607-609)--p. 489-491 ; II. (no. 610-618)--p. 492-499 ; IX. (no. 619-620)--p. 500-501 ; X (no. 621)--p. 502-503 ; XI (no. 622-625)--p. 504-510 ; XIV. (no. 629-630)--p. 511-512 ; XV. (nos. 646)--p. 513-525
Edition
  • The third edition /
  • with an appendix.
Extent
xxviii, 556 p. ; 15 cm.
Note
Inscriptions : "My dear father's hymn book" (front endpapers) ; "N. Sargent 1839" (front endpapers ; [heading sections] t.p., p. 173, p. 395) ; "Revd W. Billow's [leg. Bellow's?] of York preached Jan.' 1843 [crossed out] [?][?][?]... 'Love not the world-' [] 'Know ye not that friendship of the world is enmity with God &c'" (back flyleaf recto) ; "The Lord answered from on high" (back endpapers).
System control number
(OCoLC)18333244

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