How sweet to be allowed to pray

How sweet to be allowed to pray

Author: Eliza Lee Follen
Published in 91 hymnals

Audio files: MIDI

Author: Eliza Lee Follen

Follen, Eliza Lee, née Cabot, a well-known Unitarian writer, daughter of Samuel Cabot, born at Boston, August 15, 1787, and married, in 1828, to Professor Charles Follen, who perished on board the "Lexington," which was burnt on Long Island Sound, Jan. 13,1840. Mrs. Follen died at Brookline, Mass., 1860. She was a voluminous writer. Her Poems were first published at Boston (Crosby & Co.), 1839, and whilst she was in England she issued another volume for children's use, entitled The Lark and the Linnet, in 1854. Both volumes also contain some translations from the German, and versions of a few Psalms. Her best known hymns are:— 1. How sweet to be allowed to pray. Resignation. Appeared in the Christian Disciple, Sept., 1818,… Go to person page >

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First Line: How sweet to be allowed to pray
Author: Eliza Lee Follen

Tune

[How sweet to be allowed to pray]


BELMONT (Gardiner)

This tune has been mis-attributed to various other composers, but is clearly the work of the above-named composer.

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Instances

Instances (1 - 91 of 91)Text InfoTune InfoTextScoreFlexScoreAudioPage Scan
A Book of Hymns and Tunes: for the Sunday-School, the Congregation and Home: 2nd ed. #80Page Scan
A Collection of Psalms and Hymns for Christian Worship. (45th ed.) #682Page Scan
A Collection of Spiritual Hymns: adapted to the Various Kinds of Christian Worship, and especially designed for the use of the Brethren in Christ. 2nd ed. #723Page Scan
A Selection of Sacred Songs. 2nd ed. #64Page Scan
A Selection of Sacred Songs: for the use of schools and academies #64Page Scan
Book of Hymns and Tunes, comprising the psalms and hymns for the worship of God, approved by the general assembly of 1866, arranged with appropriate tunes... by authority of the assembly of 1873 #191bPage Scan
Boston Sunday School Hymn Book. 5th ed. #d62
Children's Praise: a book of prayers and hymns for the children of the church #74Page Scan
Christian Hymn and Tune Book, for use in Churches, and for Social and Family Devotions #363Page Scan
Christian Hymns for Public and Private Worship: a collection compiled by a committee of the Cheshire Pastoral Association (11th ed.) #452Page Scan
Conference Hymns and Tunes #d41
Grammar School Hymn Book #d118
Hallowed Songs: a collection of the most popular hymns and tunes, both old, and new, designed for prayer and social meetings, revivals, family worship, and Sabbath schools #398Page Scan
Hymn and Tune Book for the Church and the Home and Services for Congregational Worship. Rev. ed. #d284
Hymn and Tune Book for the Church and the Home. (Rev. ed.) #442Page Scan
Hymn Book of the United Evangelical Church #52Page Scan
Hymn, Tune, and Service Book for Sunday Schools #24Page Scan
Hymn-Book of the Evangelical Association #496Page Scan
Hymnal, Amore Dei #249Page Scan
Hymns and Tunes for the Sunday School, the Congregation and the Home #d77
Hymns for Children and Young Persons #d203
Hymns for Public Worship #162Page Scan
Hymns for Schools: with appropriate selections from scripture and tunes suited to the metres of the hymns (3rd ed.) #344Page Scan
Hymns for Sunday School Worship #d36
Hymns for the Sanctuary #202Page Scan
Hymns of the Ages for Public and Social Worship #118Page Scan
Hymns of the Ages for Public and Social Worship, Approved and Recommended ... by the General Assembly of the Presbyterian Church in the U.S. 2nd ed. #d211
National Hymn and Tune Book: for congregations, schools and the home #326Page Scan
New Christian Hymn and Tune Book #319Page Scan
Oriola #d91
Oriola #d91
Precious Hymns #90Page Scan
Psalms and Hymns for the Worship of God #d333
Singers and Songs of the Liberal Faith #58Page Scan
Song Worship for Sunday Schools #95Page Scan
Song-Flowers #d37
Songs for Social and Public Worship #373Page Scan
Songs for Social and Public Worship. Rev. ed. #d168
Songs for the School Room #d51
Songs in the Night; or Hymns for the Sick and Suffering. 2nd ed. #d65
Songs of Gladness for the Sabbath School #142bAudioPage Scan
Songs of Pilgrimage: a hymnal for the churches of Christ (2nd ed.) #422Page Scan
Songs of Zion Enlarged: a manual of the best and most popular hymns and tunes, for social and private devotion #244Page Scan
Songs of Zion: a manual of the best and most popular hymns and tunes, for social and private devotion #142Page Scan
Sunday School Hymns of the Second Baptist Church ... Germantown #d31
Sunday School Singing Book #d18
Sunday School Songs. 3rd ed. #d50
Sunday-School Hymns #32Page Scan
Sunday-School Songs: a new collection of hymns and tunes specially prepared for the use of Sunday-schools and for social and family worship. (3rd. ed.) #126aPage Scan
Templi Carmina #d107
The Altar, a Service Book for Sunday Schools (New and Enl. Ed.) #210Page Scan
The Book of Praise: or, Hymns for Public and Social Worship #d313
The Boston Sunday School Hymn Book: with devotional exercises. (Rev. ed.) #139Page Scan
The Brethren Hymnody: with tunes for the sanctuary, Sunday-school, prayer meeting and home circle #126Page Scan
The Chapel Hymn Book [for Warren and Pitt St. Chapels, Boston]. 4th ed. #d170
The Chapel Hymn Book. 5th ed. #d166
The Christian Hymn Book: a compilation of psalms, hymns and spiritual songs, original and selected (Rev. and enl.) #560Page Scan
The Christian Hymnal #d297
The Christian Hymnal: a choice collection of hymns and tunes for congregational and social worship #417Page Scan
The Christian hymnal: a collection of hymns and tunes for congregational and social worship; in two parts (Rev.) #340Page Scan
The Christian Hymnist #d224
The Christian Melodist, a Collection of Popular Songs, for Use in Public and Social Meetings ... #d155
The Christian Psalmist #d294
The Christian Psalmist (Numeral ed.) 10th ed., 1st rev. ed. #d174
The Church Hymn Book #d418
The Evangelical Hymn and Tune Book #d290
The Evangelical Hymnal #324Page Scan
The Gospel Hymnal #d251
The Little Hymn Book #d32
The Manual of Praise for Sabbath and Social Worship #371Page Scan
The Minstrel of Zion: a book of religious songs, accompanied with appropriate music, chiefly original #197bPage Scan
The Modern Harp: or, Boston Sacred Melodist. #d112
The More Perfect Gospel Hymnal, a Revision of the Cross and Resurrection in Song #d74
The New Christian Harp. 10th ed. #d96
The New England Sabbath School Minstrel: a collection of music and hymns adapted to sabbath schools, families, and social meetings #32Page Scan
The Pilgrim's Harp #d84
The Portfolio of Sunday School Songs #102Page Scan
The Sabbath School Lute: a selection of hymns and appropriate melodies, adapted to the wants of Sabbath schools, families and social meetings #59Page Scan
The Sabbath School Lyre #d63
The Sabbath School Lyre: a collection of hymns and music, original and selected, for general use in sabbath schools #66Page Scan
The Sabbath School Melodist: being a selection of hymns with appropriate music; for the use of Sabbath schools, families and social meetings #134Page Scan
The Sanctus #d111
The School Hymn-Book: for normal, high, and grammar schools #204Page Scan
The Sunday School Banner #d56
The Sunday School Hymnal: a collection of hymns and music for use in Sunday school services and social meetings #139bPage Scan
The Sweet Singer: a collection of hymns and tunes for Sunday-schools. Together with a variety suitable for day-schools, revival occasions, and the family circle #44Page Scan
The Voice of Joy: A Collection of New Songs for the Sunday-School #144bPage Scan
Unity Services and Songs #S26Page Scan
Year of Worship for Sunday Schools and Homes #91Page Scan
Youthful Voices #d93
Zion's Harp ... Sacred Songs Not Found in the Methodist Hymn Book and Many Never Before Published with Several Original Pieces #d135



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