A New Metrical Translation of the Books of the Psalms

A New Metrical Translation of the Books of the Psalms : Accentuated for Chanting; An Attempt to Preserve, as Far as Possible, the Leading Characteristics of the Original, in the Language of the English Bible (Classic Reprint)

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Excerpt from A New Metrical Translation of the Book of Psalms, Accentuated for Chanting: An Attempt to Preserve, as Far as Possible, the Leading Characteristics of the Original, in the Language of the English Bible The attempt, however, under any modification, to combine prose composition, without selection, with musical notes, must always prove abortive and a system that rejects the expression Of every feeling but that of solemnity, is especially unfit to represent the pathos and fervour which distinguish the Hebrew Psalms. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.com This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works.show more

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  • Paperback | 364 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 19mm | 485g
  • Forgotten Books
  • United States
  • English
  • , black & white illustrations
  • 0243197373
  • 9780243197378