The Psalter

The Psalter : A Revised Edition of the Scottish Metrical Version of the Psalms with Additional Psalm-Versions (Classic Reprint)

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Excerpt from The Psalter: A Revised Edition of the Scottish Metrical Version of the Psalms With Additional Psalm-Versions MY reason for the publication of this book is the following: many of the words of the Authorized Version (written in 1650 by Rous), which might formerly have been considered as rhyming together, cannot with modern pronunciation be now held to do so; and believing that the want of true rhyme is often not agreeable, it seems probable that there is room for a new version, which is therefore here attempted. The use of the actual words of the Bible is alone satisfactory to ears accustomed to Rous's Psalms, and I have sought, in the case of the Psalms translated into common metre, to adhere as closely as possible to the language of the original, while making each alternate line rhyme. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at 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.
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  • Paperback | 590 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 30mm | 780g
  • Forgotten Books
  • English
  • 14 Illustrations; Illustrations, black and white
  • 0243171706
  • 9780243171705