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Jesus, sinners will receive (1853). .......... 132

Jews nimmt die Sünder an [NEUMEISTER].

*Bickersteth, Edward Henry, M.A., son of the Rev. Ed.

ward Bickersteth, of Wotton; born at Islington, in London, 25 January, 1825; Incumbent of Christ Church, Hampstead (1855). His hymns have appeared in Water from the Wellspring, etc. (1852), Church Missionary Society Jubilee Tracts (8849)f, and recently have been inserted in the Hymnal Companion to the Book of Common Prayer (1870)t, of which he is the editor.

+ O brothers, lift your voices (1849) I . . . . . . . . . 182 + O God, the Rock of ages (1862) . + Til He come O let the words%18i .........10

et te woras (1861). . . . . . . . . 276 † Whom all the heavenly host (1870) .....491 : jj

*Bilby, Thomas, born at Southampton, 1809. His best-known

hymn, that below, was written in 1832, and appeared with others

in The Infant Teacher's Assistant (1832). Here we suffer grief and pain (1832). ........C. 49

*Blackie, John Stuart, son of Alexander Blackie, banker, of

Aberdeen; born at Glasgow, 25 July, 1809; appointed, 1850, Pro. fessor of Greek in the University of Edinburgh. The hymn be. jow was published in Lays and Legends of Ancient Greece, with other Poems (1857).

Angels holy, high and lowly (1835) .......... 310 *Bonar, Horatlus, D.D., son of James Bonar; born at

Edinburgh, 19 December, 1808; Minister of the Free Church of Scotland at Kelso, and now at Grange, Edinburgh. His hymns appeared in Hymns of Faith and Hope, 1st Series, 18577; 2nd Series, 18611; 3rd Series, 1866.8 “Some were written in Kelso, some in Edinburgh, some in railway trains. I have no note of the dates."-H. B.

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+ A few more years shall roll.
+ All that I was, my sin, my guilt . . . . . . . . .
+ Calm me, my God, and keep me calm ........
† Come, Lord, and tarry not. . . . . . . . . . . .
& Glory be to God, the Father . . . . . . . . .

. . 72 & Glory be to God, the Father

491 : xi + Here, O my Lord, I see Thee face to face + I close my heavy eye . . . . . . . . . .

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. . + I heard the voice of Jesus say . . . . . . . . . . + I lay my sins on Jesus . . . . . . . . . .

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. + I was a wandering sheep . . . . . . . . . . . . . & No, not despairingly . . . . . . . . . . . . . . I Not what these hands have done . . . . . . . .

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• Spirit of eterstang erace.......

+ Toy ve pot mine, O Lord ............

4 Time's sm is last setting .............

"Bonar, Jane Catherine, sugite of the Rer. Esbert Le

Ge, o Keiso; bors x Beiso Kanse; married the Ber. Horstóns Bonn, D.D. Her byma speared in the Bible Eymabosit

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Pass away earthly joy ............... 430 *Borthwick, Jane, joint stthor with ber sister, Mrs. Eric

Pindlater, of a volume of translations, Eysans from the Land of Luther (1854-62)4, and author of Thoughts for Thoughtful Hours (1859). The signature which she and her sister bare adopted, and wish to retain, is L. L L.; and at their request, their respective translations are not distinguished Come forth, come on with solemn for cisare. Sacess).

. . . $19 Wohlauf I wohlan! zum letzten Gang (F. SACES). 4 Lord, remove the veil away ,

Zeige Dich uns ohne Hülle (KLOPstock]. + God knoweth all His people..

Es kennt der Herr die + Bejoice, all ye believers . . . .

Ermuntert euch ihr Frommen (LAURENTIUS LACEESTI). * We praise and bless Thee, gracious Lord .

O trever Heiland, Jesu Christ [SPITTA]." + My Jesus, as Thou wilt.

.... 383 Mein Jesu, wie du willst [SCExolaz).' . Btill on the homeward journey ...........

.... 436 *Bourdilon, Mary, danghter of the Rev. Joseph Cotteril,

Rector of Blakeney, Norfolk; born at Ampton, Suffolk, 30 August, 1819; married E. D. Bourdillon; died at Dresden, 19 February, 1870. Her hymns appeared in A Mother's Hynns for

Her Children (1st edition, 1849; 2nd edition, 1825t). † Lamb of God, who came from heaven (1851). .... C. 81 Bowly, Mary. (See Peters.] Through the love of God our Saviour ......... 272 Brady, Nicholas, D.D., son of an officer; born at Bandon,

County of Cork, Ireland, 28 October, 1659; was made a royal chaplain ; died 20 May, 1726. He united with Tate in producing the well-known metrical version of the Psalms which was autho

rized in 1696. [See Tate.] As pants the hart for cooling streams......... 10

(Psalm xli.) .

By ar els in heaven

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(Doxology Psalm èxlix.) .
Through all the changing scenes of life ........ 271

(Psalm xxxiv.)
To Father, Son, and Holy Ghost ......... 491 : i.

(Doxology Psalm i.)
To Father, Son, and Holy Ghost ......... 491 : v.

(Dorology Psalm c.)
While shepherds watched their flocks by night, ... C. 158
With one consent let all the earth . . . . . . . . . . 299

(Psalm c.)

*Brewer, the Rev. Ebenezer Cobham, LL.D., son of

John Sherren Brewer; born in London, 2 May, 1810. His hymns
have appeared in a private periodical called The Home (1848),
in Reading and Spellingt (My First Book Series, 1863), and
two one-syllable hymns in Thomas Murby's First Steps (1866).

+ Little drops of water (1848). ..........C. 86

*Bridges, Matthew, youngest son of John Bridges, of Wal.

lington House, Surrey; born at The Friars, Maldon, Essex, 14
July, 1800; brother of the Rev. Charles Bridges, the author of An
Exposition of the cxix Psalm. His first poem was published in
1825; his hymns appeared in Hymns of the Heart (1847; 2nd
edition 1851+), and The Passion of Jesus (1852).

+ Crown Him with many crowns (1847) ........ 47

*Brown, Abner Willam, M.A., son of James Brown of

Gattonside House, Roxburghshire; born at Jamaica, 30 Septem-
ber, 1800; Vicar of Gretton and Hon. Canon of Peterborough,
His hymns appeared in Hymns and Scripture Chants (1848).

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+ O Jesus, Friend unfailing (1865) .......... 40

O Jesu, Freund der Seelen.

*Browne, Jane Euphemia, daughter of William Browne, of

Tallantire Hall, Cumberland, and sister of Lady Teignmouth;
married the Rev. 8. H. Saxby, Vicar of East Clevedon. Most of
her hymns appeared in The Dove on the Cross (1819; 6th edition,
1857+) and Hymns and Thoughts for the Sick and Lonely (1st ed.,
1818; 2nd ed., 1850).

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+ Father, into Thy loving hands ..... . 329
0 Jesus Christ, the holy One* . . . . . . . . . . . 399
+ Show me the way, O Lord. . . . . . . . . . . . . 429

Browne, Simon; born at Shepton Mallet, Somersetshire,

about 1680; Pastor of the Independent Church, Old Jewry,
London; died at Shepton Mallet, 1732. His hymns appeared
in Hymns and Spiritual Songs, in Three Books, designed as a

Supplement to Dr. Watts (1720).
Come, gracious Spirit, heavenly Dore ......... 30
*Browne, Thomas Briarly. His hymns appeared in The

National Bankruptcy and other Poems (1844).
Praise the Lord of Heaven ............. 219

Bruce, Michael, son of a weaver; born at Kinnesswood, Kin-

ross-shire, 27 March, 1746; studied for the Church; died, at
Kinnesswood, of decline, 6 July, 1767. His hymns appeared in
a mutilated form in a volume of Poems by his friend Logan
(1781), in the Scottish Paraphrases (1781), and lately in their pro-
per text in the Works of Michael Bruce by the Rev. A. B. Grosart
(1865)7.

+ Behold the mountain of the Lord .......

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+ O happy is the man who hears ...

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+ Take comfort, Christians, when your friends . . . . . 245
# Where high the beavenly temple stands . ...... 296

Bubier, George Burden, son of the Rev. William Bubier;
born at Reading, 2 February, 1823; Professor of Theology at
the Congregational College of Springhill, Birmingham; died
at Acocks Green, near Birmingham, 19 March, 1869. His hymns
were collected in Hymns and Devotional Verses (1867)t, and
some had already appeared in Hymns and Sacred Songs for

Sunday Schools and Social Worship (1855).
+ I would commune with Thee, my God (1854). ..... 351
Buckworth, John, born at Colsterworth, Lincolnshire, 16

January, 1779; first Curate, then Vicar of Dewsbury; died
2 April, 1835. His hymns appeared in Hymns for Sunday Schools
edited by him in 1814. Those below are taken from the 10th
edition, containing one hundred hymns (1830).

* This was written for one who by illness was prevented joining
in the Communion, and is printed from manuscript. It first ap-
peared in the English Presbyterian Humn-book (1867), and is of later
date than the others, which were written "probably in 1847 or 1848."

Christ is merciful and mild . . . . . . . . . . . C. 18 Holy children, read and pray ........... 0.51

Bunyan, John, son of a mechanic; born at Elstow, near Bed

ford, 1628; became Minister of the Baptist Church at Bedford ; died at London, August (on what day, the 12th, 17th, or 31st is uncertain), 1688. The hymn below is from the Pilgrim's Pro. gress, Part II. (1684).

He that is down needs fear no fall. ......... C. 47

Burns, James Drummond, M.A., son of William Burns,

Edinburgh; born at Edinburgh, 18 February, 1823; Minister of the Presbyterian Church at Hampstead, London; died at Mentone, 27 November, 1864. His hymns appeared in the Vision of Prophecy and Other Poems (1854)t, and The Evening Hymn (1857)1.

| Harp and voice Thy praises telling (1856) ..::· · · 341 i o Thou whose sacred feet have trod (1849 or 1850). ... 413 I Still with Thee, O my God (1856) .....

. . . . . . 437 I Thou who didst on Calvary bleed (1856). ...... 438 Burton, John, born at Nottingham, 26 February, 1773; died at Leicester, 24 June, 1822. His hymns appeared in the Evan. gelical Magazinet, the Nottingham Hymnbook (1810; 20th ed. 1861), etc.

+Holy Bible, book divine (1805) .......... C. 50

*Burton, John, son of John Burton; born 23 July, 1803, at

Stratford, Essex, where he carries on the business of a cooper. His hymns appeared in One Hundred Original Hymns for the Young (1850)t, Hymns for Little Children (1851), etc.; and he has recently issued the Book of Psalms in English Verse,on which,” he writes, “I was occasionally engaged during 47 years.”

Come let us sing our Maker's praise (1832) ...... C. 22 #None is like God who reigns above (1849). ...... C. 96

Calvin, John, son of Gerard Cauvin, a cooper; born at Noyers,

in Picardy, 10 July, 1509; became Reformer, and Pastor of the Church at Geneva; died at Geneva, 27 May, 1564. Twelve hymns by him, written in French, were recently discovered in an old Genevese prayer-book, and published in vol. vi. of the new edition

of his works (1868). Thou art the King of mercy and of grace [SMITH] . . . . . 267

Je Te salue, mon certain Rédempteur.

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