Along the banks where Babel's current flows

Along the banks where Babel's current flows

Author: Joel Barlow
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Along the banks where Babel's current flows,
Our captive bands in deep despondence strayed,
While Zion's fall in sad remembrance rose,
Her friends, her children, mingled with the dead.

The Southern Harmony

Author: Joel Barlow

Barlow, Joel, born at Reading, Connecticut, 1755 [sic], graduated at Yale 1778, and died near Cracow, Poland, 1812, He was well known as an author and politician during and after the American Revolution. His publications include Hasty Pudding; Columbia, &c. In 1785, at the request of the (Congregational) General Association of Connecticut, he corrected and enlarged Dr. Watts's Psalms, supplying those omitted by Watts, and adapting the whole to American thought and circumstances. This work, published in 1786, went through various editions, and, although officially superseded by Dwight in 1800, it continued to be issued for many years after. Its title is somewhat curious as setting forth its design. It reads:— Psalms carefully suited to the… Go to person page >

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First Line: Along the banks where Babel's current flows
Author: Joel Barlow
Meter: Irregular
Language: English

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A Selection of Hymns and Spiritual Songs: in two parts, part I. containing the hymns; part II. containing the songs...(3rd ed. corr. and enl. by author) #S.CLIIPage Scan
A Selection of Sacred Songs. 2nd ed. #7Page Scan
A Selection of Sacred Songs: for the use of schools and academies #7Page Scan
Cantica Laudis: or, the American Book of Church Music #d6
Carmina Sacra: or, Boston Collection of Church Music: comprising the most popular psalm and hymn tunes in eternal use together with a great variety of new tunes, chants, sentences, motetts... #232bPage Scan
Church Melodies, a Collection of Psalms, Hymns and Spiritual Songs #d30
Church Melodies: collection of psalms and hymns, with appropriate music. For the use of congregations. #199Page Scan
Church Psalmist: or Psalms and Hymns Designed for the Public, Social, and Private Use of Evangelical Christians ... with Supplement. 53rd ed. #P137ePage Scan
Church Psalmist: or psalms and hymns for the public, social and private use of evangelical Christians (5th ed.) #P137ePage Scan
Church Psalmist: or, psalms and hymns, for the public, social and private use of Evangelical Christians. With Supplement. (50th ed.) #P137ePage Scan
Church Psalmody: a Collection of Psalms and Hymns adapted to public worship #P137.1Page Scan
Church Psalmody: a Collection of Psalms and Hymns Adapted to Public Worship #P137aPage Scan
Congregational Hymn and Tune Book; containing the Psalms and Hymns of the General Association of Connecticut, adapted to Suitable Tunes #964Page Scan
David's Harp: or the Boston Sabbath school song book, containing a variety of pleasing tunes in all the various metres; also hymns, anthems, and chants...(2nd Rev. Ed.) #230Page Scan
Doctor Watts' Imitation of the Psalms of David, Corrected and Enlarged (3rd. ed.) #260TextPage Scan
Doctor Watts's Imitation of the Psalms of David, corrected and enlarged, to which is added a collection of hymns; the whole applied to the state of the Christian Church in general (2nd ed.) #260TextPage Scan
Doctor Watts's imitation of the Psalms of David, to which is added a collection of hymns; the whole applied to the state of the Christian Church in general (3rd ed.) #244TextPage Scan
Doctor Watts's Imitation of the Psalms of David: to which is added a collection of hymns; the whole applied to the state of the Christian church in general (Corr. and enl.) #CXXXVIITextPage Scan
Evangelical Hymns: for private, family, social, and public worship; selected from various authors (3rd ed. enl.) #531Page Scan
Evangelical Musick: or, The Sacred Minstrel and Sacred Harp United: consisting of a great variety of psalm and hymn tunes, set pieces, anthems, etc. (10th ed) #244Page Scan
Harmonia Sacra, being a Compilation of Church Music. 10th ed #d7
Manual of Christian Psalmody: a collection of psalms and hymns for public worship #P137aPage Scan
Melodies of the Church: a collection of psalms and hymns adapted to publick and social worship, seasons of revival, monthly concerts of prayer, and various similar occasions... #d31
Psalmista: or, Choir Melodies #d6
Psalms and Hymns, Adapted to Public Worship: and approved by the General Assembly of the Presbyterian Church in the United States of America: the latter being arranged according to subjects... #P137.3Page Scan
Psalms and Hymns, for Christian Use and Worship #P137.2Page Scan
Psalms and Hymns: adapted to social, private and public worship in the Cumberland Presbyterian Chruch #P137aPage Scan
Psalms Carefully Suited to the Christian Worship in the United States of America: being an improvement of the old version of the Psalms of David #137Page Scan
Select Melodies, comprising the Best of Those Hymns and Spiritual Songs in Common Use #d9
Select Melodies, Comprising the Best of Those Hymns and Spiritual Songs in Common Use not Found in the Standard Methodist Episcopal Hymnal #d9
Select Melodies; Comprising the Best Hymns and Spiritual Songs in Common Use, and not generally found in standard church hymn-books: as also a number of original pieces, and translations from...German #277Page Scan
Social Melodies #d7
Songs for the School Room #d3
The American Repository of Sacred Music #d7
The American Tune Book (Carmina Sacra, enlarged) #d8
The Baptist Hymn Book: original and selected: in two parts #B125Page Scan
The Carol #d7
The Christian Harmonist: containing a set of tunes adapted to all the metres in Mr. Rippon's Selection of Hymns, in the collection of hymns by Mr. Joshua Smith, and in Dr. Watt's Psalms and Hymns... #228Page Scan
The Christian Harmony: in the Seven-Syllable Character Note System. Rev. ed. #d10
The Christian Lyre #d9
The Christian Minstrel: a New System of Musical Notations; with a Collectionof Psalm Tunes, Anthems, & Chants ... 104th ed. #d7
The Christian Psalmist: being a collection of psalms, hymns, and spiritual songs compiled from the most approved authors, and designed as a standard hymn book for public and social worship #P137aPage Scan
The Christian Psalmist; or, Watts' Psalms and Hymns: with copious selections from other sources; the whole carefully revised and arranged, with directions for musical expression #P137cPage Scan
The Christian's Harp: containing a choice selection of psalm and hymn tunes, suited to the various metres now in use among the different religious denominations..(Corrected, enlarged and much improved #126Page Scan
The Columbian Repository: or, Sacred Harmony: selected from European and American authors with many new tunes not before published #331Page Scan
The Harmonia Sacra. 14th ed. #d8
The Jubilee Harp: a choice selection of psalmody, ancient and modern, designed for use in public and social worship #421Page Scan
The Lord's Songs: a collection of composures in metre, such as have been most used in the late glorious revivals; Dr. Watts' psalms and hymns excepted #CCLIPage Scan
The Modern Harp: or, Boston Sacred Melodist. #d10
The Providence Selection of Hymns, Supplementary to Dr. Watts. #d15
The Psalmodist: a Choice Collection of Psalm and Hymn Tunes #d4
The Psalms of David: with hymns and spiritual songs: also, the catechism, confession of faith, and liturgy of the Reformed Church in the Netherlands #137Page Scan
The Psaltery #d8
The Sacred Melodeon #d4
The Southern Harmony, and Musical Companion (New ed. thoroughly rev. and much enl.) #164TextAudioPage Scan
The Southern Harmony, and Musical Companion. New ed. #164
The Southern Harmony, and Musical Companion. New edition, thoroughly revised and much enlarged #164Page Scan
The Temple Harp #d8
The Thanksgiving #d5
The Vestry Singing Book: being a selection of the most popular and approved tunes and hymns now extant, designed for social and religious meetings, family devotion, singing schools, etc. #81bPage Scan



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