Thou only center of my rest

Thou only center of my rest

Author: Anne Steele
Published in 19 hymnals

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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Author: Anne Steele

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A Collection of Evangelical Hymns #d155
A Collection of Psalms, Hymns, and Spiritual Songs #d321
A New Selection of Psalms and Hymns from the Most Approved Authors, Adapted to Public and Private Worship. 2nd ed. #d482
A Selection of Hymns from the Best Authors.: including a great number of originals: intended to be an appendix to Dr. Watts's Psalms and Hymns. (Woodward's rev. and corr. ed.; Sterotype ed.) #537Page Scan
American Psalmody: a collection of sacred music, comprising a great variety of psalm, and hymn tunes, set-pieces, anthems and chants, arranged with a figured bass for the organ...(3rd ed.) #43bPage Scan
Hymns for the Sick-Room #87Page Scan
Hymns Selected #d205
Hymns Selected from Dr. Watts, Dr. Doddridge and Various Other Writers #d204
Selection of Hymns from the Best Authors, intended to be an Appendix to Dr. Watts' Psalms and Hymns. (1st Am. ed.) #DXXXVIIPage Scan
Supplement to Watts: a Selection of More than Five Hundred Hymns, from the Most Approved Authors on a Great Variety of Subjects ... #d417
The Baptist Harp: a new collection of hymns for the closet, the family, social worship, and revivals #97Page Scan
The Baptist Hymn Book, in Two Parts #d550
The Baptist Hymn Book: original and selected: in two parts #696Page Scan
The Christian Harmonist: containing a set of tunes adapted to all the metres in Mr. Rippon's Selection of Hymns, in the collection of hymns by Mr. Joshua Smith, and in Dr. Watt's Psalms and Hymns... #83Page Scan
The Christian Hymn Book (Ohio Auglaize Christian Conference) #d257
The Christian Hymn-Book (Corr. and Enl., 3rd. ed.) #178Page Scan
The Psalmody: a collection of hymns for public and social worship #1074Page Scan
The Psalms and Hymns of Dr. Watts #1255Page Scan
The Psalms of David ... New ed. #d220



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