Great God, thy penetrating eye

Author: Elizabeth Scott

Scott, Elizabeth, daughter of the Rev. Thomas Scott, Independent Minister at Norwich, and sister of Thomas Scott, noted below, was born at Norwich about 1708. In 1751 she was married to Elisha Williams, who had been from 1726 to 1739 Rector of Yale College, U.S.A., and with him she proceeded to Connecticut. On the death of Mr. Williams she was married to the Hon. William Smith, of New York, who also predeceased her. She died at Wethersfield, Connecticut, June 13th, 1776. In connection with Miss Scott's hymns we are acquainted directly and indirectly with four manuscripts, each of which is interesting in itself. These are as follows:— i. The first manuscript is in the library of Yale College, New Haven, Connecticut. Mr. Franklin Bowditch… Go to person page >

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First Line: Great God, thy penetrating eye
Author: Elizabeth Scott

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MARTYRDOM (Wilson)

MARTYRDOM was originally an eighteenth-century Scottish folk melody used for the ballad "Helen of Kirkconnel." Hugh Wilson (b. Fenwick, Ayrshire, Scotland, c. 1766; d. Duntocher, Scotland, 1824) adapted MARTYRDOM into a hymn tune in duple meter around 1800. A triple-meter version of the tune was fir…

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Christian Melodies: a selection of hymns and tunes designed for social and private worship in the lecture-room and the family #206Image
Christian Melodies: a selection of hymns and tunes designed for social and private worship in the lecture-room and the family (2nd ed.) #206Image
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Church Psalmody: a Collection of Psalms and Hymns Adapted to Public Worship #18Image
Congregational Hymn and Tune Book; containing the Psalms and Hymns of the General Association of Connecticut, adapted to Suitable Tunes #377Image
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Hymn Book of the Methodist Protestant Church. (2nd ed.) #23Image
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New Christian Hymn and Tune Book #245Image
Plymouth Collection of Hymns and Tunes; for the use of Christian Congregations #109Image
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Psalms and Hymns: adapted to social, private and public worship in the Cumberland Presbyterian Chruch #20Image
Psalms and Hymns, for Christian Use and Worship #H65Image
Psalms, Hymns and Spiritual Songs, Original and Selected. (14th stereotype ed.) #7Image
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Psalms, Hymns and Spiritual Songs, Original and Selected. (7th ed.) #S304Image
Songs for Social and Public Worship #236Image
The Baptist Hymn and Tune Book: being "The Plymouth Collection" enlarged and adapted to the use of Baptist churches #109Image
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The Baptist Psalmody: a selection of hymns for the worship of God #12Image
The Chapel Hymn Book. 5th ed. #d129
The Chapel Hymn Book [for Warren and Pitt St. Chapels, Boston]. 4th ed. #d133
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The Christian Hymn Book: a compilation of psalms, hymns and spiritual songs, original and selected (Rev. and enl.) #40Image
The Christian Hymnal #d218
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The Christian Melodist: a new collection of hymns for social religious worship #340Image
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Union Hymns: adapted to Social Meetings and Family Worship Selected from Church Psalmody, with Additional Hymns #d141



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