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HYMNS

FOR THE

CHRISTIAN CHURCH AND HOME.

COLLECTED AND EDITED BY

JAMES MARTINEAU.

ELEVENTH EDITION.

PRINTED FOR THE EDITOR;

AND SOLD BY

ROBERT THEOBALD, 26, PATERNOSTER ROW, LONDON.

LONDON:

WOODFALL AND KINDER,

ANGEL COURT, SKINNER STREET.

BV
445

.M3

1854

B. E, OF CONTENTS.

AT BEGINNING OF VOLUME.

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Note on Metre-marks and Tune-references

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PREFACE

TO TENTH EDITION.

IN preparing the present Edition, the Editor has spared no pains to render his volume worthy of the favour and acceptance which have been accorded to it.

The Metre-marks have been simplified, in conformity with the method adopted in the small-sized Edition, and explained on a succeeding page.

The Music-references at the foot of each hymn have been thoroughly revised. They are adapted to the complete Edition of Webbe's Psalmody, which is simultaneously published: the richness and extensive use of which render it unnecessary, for the most part, to refer to any other work, except Mr. Ogden's Holy Songs. Furnished with these two works, any Choir of ordinary skill and diligence can do justice to every hymn in this volume.

The occasional references to Jowett's Muse Solitariæ are intended only for the private convenience of those who happen to possess and use that work.

It has been thought advisable greatly to reduce the number of tunes referred to for each Hymn; and in general to name only one; the definite association of particular words with a single melody contributing to them a fresh element of interest.

These simplifications have superseded the Index of Tunes contained in former Editions. By printing the

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