Young children once to Jesus came

Young children once to Jesus came

Author: Jane Taylor
Published in 28 hymnals

Author: Jane Taylor

Taylor, Jane, the younger of two sisters, was born at London, Sept. 23, 1783. Her gift in writing verse displayed itself at an early age. Her first piece was printed in the Minor's Pocket Book for 1804. Her publications included Display, a tale, 1815; Essays in Rhymes, 1816; and the posthumous work edited by her brother, entitled The Contributions of Q. Q., 1824, being pieces in prose and verse from the Youth's Magazine, to which she had contributed under the signature of "Q. Q." She died at Ongar, Essex, April 13, 1824. Her Memoir and Poetical Remains, were published by her father in 1825. The joint productions of the two sisters, Ann Taylor Gilbert & Jane Taylor, were:-- (1) Original Poems, 1805; (2) Hymns for the Nursery, 1806; (3) Hym… Go to person page >

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Author: Jane Taylor


Young children once to Jesus came. Jane Taylor. [Christ receiving little children.] This hymn was given in the first edition of Hymns for Infant Minds, 1810, as “As infants once to Christ were brought.” In the 4th edition, 1812, the opening line was altered to “Young children once to Jesus came,” and this is repeated in the revised edition of 1886. It is in 6 stanzas of 4 lines and based upon the words “Suffer little children to come unto me.” It is given in several modern collections for children.

--John Julian, Dictionary of Hymnology (1907)



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A Selection of Hymns for the Use of Church of England Sunday Schools, Bible Classes ... New ed. #d320
Canadian Sabbath-School Hymn Book #d286
Children's Praise #d176
Hymns for Sunday Schools, Youth and Children #259Page Scan
Hymns for Sunday Schools, Youth, and Children #259Page Scan
Hymns for Youth, Suitable to be Used in Sabbath and Parochial Schools #212Page Scan
Hymns, Selected and Arranged for the Sunday School of the Evangelical Lutheran Church of St. Matthew, Philadelphia #d215
Hymns, Selected and Original, for Sunday Schools of the Evangelical Lutheran Church #d541
Psalms, Hymns and Spiritual Songs, 4th ed. #d236
Psalms, Hymns and Spiritual Songs, Original and Selected. (14th stereotype ed.) #S176Page Scan
Psalms, Hymns and Spiritual Songs, Original and Selected. (7th ed.) #S337Page Scan
Psalms, Hymns, and Spiritual Songs: original and selected (5th ed.) #S176Page Scan
Sabbath School and Social Hymns of the Reformed Protestant Dutch Church of the U.S.A. #d326
Sabbath School Choir #d40
Social Hymns, and Spiritual Songs: adapted to private and public worship, selected from various authors #525Page Scan
Songs of the Covenant : for the Sabbath School, Prayer Meetings, etc. #241Page Scan
Sunday School Hymn Book. (19th ed) #143Page Scan
The American Baptist Sabbath-School Hymn-Book #230Page Scan
The Baptist Sabbath School Hymn Book #d510
The Child's Pocket Companion, Being a Selection of Choice Hymns for Sabbath School, with an Analysis to Most of Them #d81
The Hymnist: Heart Hymns and Home Melodies #d139
The Infant-School Hymn-Book #14Page Scan
The Sabbath Chimes #d337
The Sunday School Child's Hymn Book. Rev. #d51
The Sunday School Melodist #d130
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 #81Page Scan
Union Hymns. Rev. #d505
Union Hymns. Rev. #d521