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Book of Hymns for Public and Private Devotion

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Author: Various Authors
Published: 1848
Language: English
Wordcount: 73,135 / 252 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 48.1
LoC Categories: BR, ML
Downloads: 3,352
Added to site: 2010.07.16 28466
Genres: Music, Religion, Poetry

Among the Hymns in the following collection will be found many which are not of the commonly recognized metres. Some of these are already set to music of their own. Others can readily be adapted by the choir-leader to the simple chants which are now generally found in our collections of Sacred Music.

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here alone, when even, 118 Holy and reverend is the name, 491 Holy Father, Thou hast taught me, 528 Holy, holy, holy Lord God Almighty, 49 Holy Son of God most high, 114 Holy Spirit, source of gladness, 483 House of our God, with cheerful anthems ring, 397 How beauteous were the marks divine, 124 How blest the righteous when he dies, 350 How dear is the thought, that the angels of God, 355 How gentle God's commands, 258 How glad the tone when summer's sun, 394 How happy is be, born or taught, 279 How little of ourselves we know, 32



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