English Hymnology. Repr., with Additions and Corrections, from the Monthly Packet

English Hymnology. Repr., with Additions and Corrections, from the Monthly Packet

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1873 edition. Excerpt: ...has written several good hymns for children: 'O Lord, a wondrous story, 'is his. 'jesus, 1 OBetf t$ 3efu @$ftftetn tin. 2 The version in 'The Book of Praise, ' 'content to live, ' is an alteration from Mr. How, made without his consent. Perhaps imitated from S8irt iat ni$t gteubc fetyn?' by H. C. n Schweinitz. 4 3euc$4'n. tnein.Rinb. tender Shepherd, hear me, ' is by M. L. Duncan. 'The Children's Home Hymn Book, ' edited by Erskine Clarke, contains some beautiful hymns. The ' Hymns for Infant Children, ' published by Masters, are not always perfectly poetical, but are good in their way. Sometimes they borrow from Mrs. Alexander, sometimes from Ken; e.g.--'Christian child, awake! arise! Though thy heavy limbs are loth; Pay thy morning sacrifice By a conquest over sloth!' Sometimes they are indeed original; e.g.--'Waste not precious time in dressing; Be alert, alive, awake.' For times of trouble, Miss Winkworth's rendering from Paul Eber1 may be used, 'When in the hour of utmost need, ' or Cowper's 'god of my life, to Thee I call.' Sir Robert Grant's 'When gathering clouds around I view, ' is better suited for private use, as is also the case with most of Miss C. M. Noel's hymns. In times of war, Sir H. W. Baker's 'O God of Love, O King of Peace, ' may be sung, or 'Give us Thy blessed peace, God of all Might,2 a translation from C. B. Garve in 'Hymns from the Land of Luther.' 'Dread Jehovah, God of Nations, ' is by T. Cotterill; 'Great King of nations, hear our prayer, ' is by J. H. Gurney. Richard Massie's translation from Spitta,3 'Our life is often dark, ' may be used in a time of dearth; for which Dr. Littledale's 'O God of Mercy, God of Love, ' is appropriate if it results from lack of rain. In a bad harvest, Onderdonk's lines, 'Although the...show more

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  • Paperback | 52 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 3mm | 109g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236823796
  • 9781236823793