If life's pleasures charm thee, give them not thy heart

If life's pleasures charm thee, give them not thy heart

Author: Francis Scott Key
Published in 63 hymnals

Author: Francis Scott Key

Key, Francis Scott, was born in Frederick County, Maryland, 1779, and educated at St. John's College, Annapolis. He practised as a lawyer in Washington, District of Columbia, and was the United States District Attorney there till his death on Jan. 11, 1843. His poetical pieces, which were printed in various works, were collected and published in New York as Poems in 1857. His hymns in common use include:— 1. Before the lord we bow. National Thanksgiving. This Thanksgiving hymn for the 4th July was published in 1832, and was probably written for the celebration of that year. It is in use in Great Britain and America. 2. If life's pleasures charm [cheer] thee. The heart for God only. Appeared in The Christian Lyre, 1830.… Go to person page >

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A Baptist Hymn Book, Designed Especially for the Regular Baptist Church and All Lovers of Truth #d349
A Choice Selection of Hymns and Spiritual Songs for the use of the Baptist Church and all lovers of song #423Page Scan
A Compilation of Genuine Church Music. 4th ed. #d143
A New and Choice Selection of Hymns and Spiritual Songs for the Use of the Regular Baptist Church. 10th ed. #d248
A New Selection of Psalms, Hymns and Spiritual Songs: from the best authors; designed for the use of conference meetings, private circles, and congregations (21st ed. with an appendix) #835Page Scan
A Selection of Hymns, from Various Authors: adapted to Public Worship and Social Prayer Meetings #d180
Church Melodies, a Collection of Psalms, Hymns and Spiritual Songs #d485
Compilation of Hymns for the Use of the Churches of the Christian Union #d334
Happy Greetings, a Collection of Choice Original Hymns and Tunes #d56
Harmonia Sacra, being a Compilation of Church Music. 10th ed #d154
Hymn Book of the Methodist Protestant Church #S24Page Scan
Hymn Book of the Methodist Protestant Church. (11th ed.) #S24Page Scan
Hymns and Spiritual Songs #d175
Hymns and Spiritual Songs, Original and Selected, for the Use of Christians. (5th ed.) #B290Page Scan
Hymns and Spiritual Songs, Original and Selected, for the Use of Christians. (8th ed.) #b290Page Scan
Hymns for All Christians #L40Page Scan
Lyra Sacra Americana: or, Gems from American Sacred Poetry #d83
New Select Hymns: designed to accompany Watts' Psalms & Hymns #89Page Scan
Parish Hymns: a collection of hymns for public, social, and private worship; selected and original #401Page Scan
Parish Psalmody #d331
Parish Psalmody #d340
Plymouth Collection of Hymns and Tunes; for the use of Christian Congregations #902Page Scan
Psalms, Hymns and Spiritual Songs, 4th ed. #d90
Psalms, Hymns and Spiritual Songs, Original and Selected. (14th stereotype ed.) #S93Page Scan
Psalms, Hymns and Spiritual Songs, Original and Selected. (7th ed.) #S184Page Scan
Psalms, Hymns, and Spiritual Songs: original and selected (5th ed.) #S93Page Scan
Public, Parlour, and Cottage Hymns. A New Selection #II.25Page Scan
Revival and Camp Minstrel, containing the Best Hymns and Spiritual Songs, Original and Selected #d156
Revival Hymns ... with a Supplement. 2nd ed. #d123
Singing Annual for Sabbath Schools 1871 #d20
Social and Camp-meeting Songs, for the Pious (9th ed. enl.) #139Page Scan
Social and Campmeeting Songs For the Pious (4th ed.) #139Page Scan
The Alleluia #d99
The Baptist Hymn and Tune Book: being "The Plymouth Collection" enlarged and adapted to the use of Baptist churches #902Page Scan
The Baptist Hymn Book: original and selected: in two parts #B75Page Scan
The Camp-Meeting Chorister: or, a collection of hymns and spiritual songs, for the pious of all denominations. To be sung at camp meetings, during revivals of religion, and on other occasions #242Page Scan
The Choir: or, Union collection of church music. Consisting of a great variety of psalm and hymn tunes, anthems, &c. original and selected. Including many beautiful subjects from the works.. (2nd ed.) #301Page Scan
The Christian Hymn Book: a compilation of psalms, hymns and spiritual songs, original and selected (Rev. and enl.) #439Page Scan
The Christian Hymnal #d322
The Christian Hymnal: a choice collection of hymns and tunes for congregational and social worship #547Page Scan
The Christian Lyre #67aPage Scan
The Christian Lyre: adapted for use in families, prayer meetings, and revivals of religion #67bPage Scan
The Christian Lyre: Vol I (8th ed. rev.) #67bPage Scan
The Christian Melodist, a Collection of Popular Songs, for Use in Public and Social Meetings ... #d171
The Christian Minstrel: a New System of Musical Notations; with a Collectionof Psalm Tunes, Anthems, & Chants ... 104th ed. #d140
The Christian Psalmist #d322
The Dover Selection of Spiritual Songs #d120
The Dover Selection of Spiritual Songs, with an Appendix of Choice Hymns #d115
The Gospel Psalmist #484Page Scan
The Harmonia Sacra. 14th ed. #d153
The New Alleluia: a collection of hymns and tunes for the Church School, and the mid-week meeting #176Page Scan
The New and Most Complete Collection of Camp, Social and Prayer Meeting Hymns and Spiritual Songs Now in Use #107Page Scan
The Philharmonia: a collection of tunes, adapted to public and private worship, containing tunes for all the hymns in the English Mennonite Hymn Book, the Gemeinschaftliche ... = Die Philharmonia... #d199
The Sacred Harp or Eclectic Harmony: a collection of church music, consisting of a great variety of psalm and hymn tunes, anthems, sacred songs and chants...(New ed., Rev. and Corr.) #168Page Scan
The Sweet Singer of Israel: a collection of hymns and spiritual songs, usually sung at camp, prayer, and social meetings, and revivals of religion (New ed. much enlarged) #256Page Scan
The Tabernacle #d141
The Temple Harp #d159
The Young Christian's Companion #86Page Scan
The Zion Songster: a Collection of Hymns and Spiritual Songs, generally sung at camp and prayer meetings, and in revivals of religion (Rev. & corr.) #178Page Scan
The Zion Songster: a Collection of Hymns and Spiritual Songs, Generally Sung at Camp and Prayer Meetings, and in Revivals or Religion (95th ed.) #178Page Scan
Union Hymns: adapted to Social Meetings and Family Worship Selected from Church Psalmody, with Additional Hymns #d192
Zion's Songster: or, a collection of hymns and spiritual songs, usually sung at camp-meetings, and also in revivals of religion. (10th ed., imp. and enl.) #148Page Scan
Zion's Songster; or a Collection of Hymns and Spiritual Songs, Usually Sung at Camp Meetings, and Also in Revivals of Religion #d108



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