Serene, I laid me down, Beneath his guardian care

Author: Timothy Dwight

Dwight, Timothy, D.D. This is the most important name in early American hymnology, as it is also one of the most illustrious in American literature and education. He was born at Northampton, Massachusetts, May 14, 1752, and graduated at Yale College, 1769; was a tutor there from 1771 to 1777. He then became for a short time a chaplain in the United States Army, but passed on in 1783 to Fairfield, Connecticut, where he held a pastorate, and taught in an Academy, till his appointment, in 1795, as President of Yale College. His works are well known, and need no enumeration. He died at New Haven, Jan. 11, 1817. In 1797 the General Association of Connecticut, being dissatisfied with Joel Barlow's 1785 revision of Watts, requested Dwight to do th… Go to person page >

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 >

Text Information

First Line: Serene, I laid me down, Beneath his guardian care
Author: Timothy Dwight
Author: Elizabeth Scott

Tune

ADRIAN (Gould)


SCHUMANN

SCHUMANN is one of many hymn tunes arranged by Lowell Mason (PHH 96). He first published the arrangement in Cantica Laudis (1850), a collection he edited with George J. Webb (PHH 559). First called WHITE, the tune was marked "Arr. from Schumann" and was thus ascribed to the German composer Robert A.…

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African Methodist Episcopal hymn and tune book: adapted to the doctrine and usages of the church. #400Page Scan
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Christian Hymns for Public and Private Worship: a collection compiled by a committee of the Cheshire Pastoral Association (11th ed.) #835Page Scan
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Hymnal Adapted to the Doctrines and Usages of the African Methodist Episcopal Church. Revised Edition #400Page Scan
Hymnal of the Presbyterian Church #509Page Scan
Hymns for Christian Melody #744Page Scan
Hymns for Social Worship. 6th ed. #d204
Mother's Hymn Book . New ed. #d111
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Oberlin social & sabbath school hymn book #169Page Scan
Psalms, Hymns and Spiritual Songs, Original and Selected. (7th ed.) #S276Page Scan
Revival and Camp Minstrel, containing the Best Hymns and Spiritual Songs, Original and Selected #d281
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Selah: a collection of psalm and hymn tunes, introits, anthems, chants, motetts, choruses, etc. adapted to the use of classes, private circles, and worship assemblies #158bPage Scan
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Spiritual Songs for Social Worship: adapted to the use of families and private circles in seasons of rivival, to missionary meetings, to the monthly concert, and to other occasions of special interest #139Page Scan
Spiritual Songs for Social Worship: adapted to the use of families and private circles, to missinary meetings, to monthly concert, and to other occasions of special interest.(Rev. and Enl. Ed.) #139Page Scan
The African Methodist Episcopal Hymn and Tune Book: adapted to the doctrines and usages of the church (6th ed.) #400Page Scan
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The Carol #d90
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The Mother's Hymn Book. (Third stereotyped ed. Rev. and enl.) #5Page Scan
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The Pilgrim's Harp #d200
The Praise #d241
The Presbyterian Hymnal #893Page Scan
The Presbyterian Hymnal #893Page Scan
The Psalmist: a new collection of hymns for the use of Baptist churches; with a supplement #1016Page Scan
The Psalmist: a New Collection of Hymns for the Use of the Baptist Churches #1016Page Scan
The Reformed Church Hymnal: with tunes #543Page Scan
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The Sabbath School: a complete collection of hymns and tunes for Sabbath schools, families, and social gatherings #46Page Scan
The Sacred Lyre: a new collection of hymns and tunes, for social and family worship #395Page Scan
The Social and Sabbath School Hymn-Book. (5th ed.) #169Page Scan
The Social Psalmist: a new selection of hymns for conference meetings and family worship #273Page Scan
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The Tabernacle #d270
Vestry Chimes: a choice collection of sacred music, adapted to all occasions of social and family worship #77aPage Scan
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