Lord, when my thoughts delighted rove

Lord, when my thoughts delighted rove

Author: Anne Steele
Tune: BRENTFORD
Published in 60 hymnals

Audio files: MIDI

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1.
Lord, when my thoughts delighted rove
Amid the wonders of thy love,
Sweet hope revives my drooping heart,
And bids intruding fears depart.

2.
Repentant sorrow fills my heart,
But mingling joy allays the smart;
O may my future life declare
The sorrow and the joy sincere.

3.
Be all my heart and all my days
Devoted to my Savior's praise;
And let my glad obedience prove
How much I owe, how much I love.

The Southern Harmony

Author: Anne Steele

Anne Steele was born at Broughton, Hampshire, in 1717. Her father was a timber merchant, and at the same time officiated as the lay pastor of the Baptist Society at Broughton. Her mother died when she was 3. At the age of 19 she became an invalid after injuring her hip. At the age of 21 she was engaged to be married but her fiance drowned the day of the wedding. On the occasion of his death she wrote the hymn "When I survey life's varied scenes." After the death of her fiance she assisted her father with his ministry and remained single. Despite her sufferings she maintained a cheerful attitude. She published a book of poetry Poems on subjects chiefly devotional in 1760 under the pseudonym "Theodosia." The remaining works were published a… Go to person page >

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First Line: Lord, when my thoughts delighted rove
Author: Anne Steele
Meter: 8.8.8.8
Language: English

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Instances (1 - 60 of 60)Text InfoTune InfoTextScoreFlexScoreAudioPage Scan
A Collection of Psalms and Hymns: from Watts, Doddridge, and others (4th ed. with an appendix) #357Page Scan
A Selection of Sacred Poetry: consisting of psalms and hymns from Watts, Doddridge, Merrick, Scott, Cowper, Barbauld, Steele, and others (2nd ed.) #357Page Scan
A Selection of Sacred Poetry: consisting of psalms and hymns, from Watts, Doddridge, Merrick, Scott, Cowper, Barbauld, Steele ...compiled for the use of the Unitarian Church in Philadelphia #357Page Scan
Additional Hymns, Designed as a Supplement to Dwight's Psalms & Hymns #d114
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... #73bPage Scan
Chapel Hymns #d335
Christian Hymn and Tune Book, for use in Churches, and for Social and Family Devotions #224Page Scan
Christian Hymns: adapted to the worship of God our Saviour in public and private devotion, compiled from the most approved ancient and modern authors, for the Central Universalist Society... #323Page Scan
Church Melodies, a Collection of Psalms, Hymns and Spiritual Songs #d644
Church Psalmody: a Collection of Psalms and Hymns adapted to public worship #H432Page Scan
Church Psalmody: a Collection of Psalms and Hymns Adapted to Public Worship #432Page Scan
Congregational Hymn and Tune Book; containing the Psalms and Hymns of the General Association of Connecticut, adapted to Suitable Tunes #102Page Scan
Hymn Book for Sunday Schools #d63
Hymns for Social and Private Worship, Altered to a Devotional Form #d86
Hymns for the Use of the Society of United Christian Friends Professing the Faith of Universal Salvation #d250
Hymns, Selected from the Most Approved Authors, for the use of Trinity Church, Boston #88Page Scan
Manual of Christian Psalmody: a collection of psalms and hymns for public worship #432Page 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... #d612
Poems on Subjects Chiefly Devotional, Vol. 1 #178Text
Psalmista: or, Choir Melodies #d155
Psalms and Hymns, for Christian Use and Worship #H123Page Scan
Psalms and Hymns, for Social and Private Worship #d272
Psalms and Hymns: adapted to social, private and public worship in the Cumberland Presbyterian Chruch #468Page Scan
Sacred poetry: consisting of psalms and hymns adapted to Christian devotion in publick & private. New ed. #d289
Sacred Poetry: Consisting of Psalms and Hymns, adapted to Christian Devotion, in Publick and Private. New Ed. #d288
Sacred Poetry: consisting of psalms and hymns, adapted to Christian devotion, in public and private, selected from the best authors, with variations and additions #H.CLXIPage Scan
Songs for Social and Public Worship #128Page Scan
Songs for Social and Public Worship. Rev. ed. #d249
Songs for the New Life #d382
Songs of Asaph; consisting of original Psalm and hymn tunes, chants and anthems #73Page Scan
Supplement to Watts: a Selection of More than Five Hundred Hymns, from the Most Approved Authors on a Great Variety of Subjects ... #d260
The American Tune Book (Carmina Sacra, enlarged) #d225
The Book of Praise: or, Hymns for Public and Social Worship #d458
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.) #49bPage 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.) #65bPage Scan
The Choral: a Collection of Church Music, Adapted to the Worship of All Denominations #d123
The Christian Harmony: in the Seven-Syllable Character Note System. Rev. ed. #d198
The Christian Hymn Book: a compilation of psalms, hymns and spiritual songs, original and selected (Rev. and enl.) #345Page Scan
The Christian Minstrel: a New System of Musical Notation with a Collection of Psalm Tunes, Anthems, and Chants. 3rd ed. #d157
The Christian Minstrel: a New System of Musical Notations; with a Collectionof Psalm Tunes, Anthems, & Chants ... 104th ed. #d186
The Congregational Hymn Book: for the service of the sanctuary #480Page Scan
The Gospel Psalmist #313Page Scan
The Modern Psalmist #d172
The New Congregational Hymn and Tune Book, for Public, Social and Private Worship #60Page Scan
The New Hymn Book, Designed for Universalist Societies: compiled from approved authors, with variations and additions (9th ed.) #320Page Scan
The New Hymn Book, Designed for Universalist Societies: compiled from approved authors, with variations and additions. Second Ed. #320Page Scan
The Philadelphia Hymn Book; or, a selection of sacred poetry, consisting of psalms and hymns from Watts...and others, adapted to public and private devotion #357Page Scan
The Sabbath Hymn and Tune Book: for the service of song in the house of the Lord #225dPage Scan
The Sabbath Hymn Book. Baptist ed. #d621
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.) #45aPage Scan
The Southern Harmony, and Musical Companion (New ed. thoroughly rev. and much enl.) #168bTextAudioPage Scan
The Southern Harmony, and Musical Companion. New ed. #168b
The Southern Harmony, and Musical Companion. New edition, thoroughly revised and much enlarged #168bPage Scan
The Thanksgiving #d135
The Universalist Hymn Book: a New Collection of Psalms and Hymns for the Use of Universalist Societies. 4th ed. #d283
The Universalist Hymn-Book: a new collection of psalms and hymns, for the use of Universalist Societies (Stereotype ed.) #478Page Scan
The Victory #d222
The Village Hymn book #d172
The Young Convert's Companion: Being a Collection of Hymns for the Use of Conference Meetings #d71
Union Hymns: adapted to Social Meetings and Family Worship Selected from Church Psalmody, with Additional Hymns #d240



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