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Come to Jesus, come to Jesus ...
Ere another Sabbath's close* . . .

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Glory, honour, praise, and power . .

. . 491 xiii.
Sit laus, honor et glor
Glory to God, the angel said . . . . . . . . . . . . 23
God of glory, God of grace .............
God the all terriblet . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 80
Heart, be stillt . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
How loving is Jesus who came from t
I have a Father in the promised landil ........
I would be like an angel** . . . . . . . . . . . .
I'm a pilgrim and I'm a strangertt.
In memory of the Saviour's lovett (1
Jerusalem, my happy homegs...


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* This hymn appeared in 1832. It has been erroneously attri.
buted to two members of the Noel family.

+ This hymn is found anonymously in the Norwich Service Book.

From a Collection entitled The Shadow of the Rock (Ran-
dolph : New York, U.8., 1869), where it is marked “From the

& Dr. Hatfield, one of the chief authorities on American hymns,
writes: “I find it anonymously in the Devotional Hymn and Tunea
book of the American Baptist Publication Society (1864), and have
not met with it in any publication of an earlier date; but it ap-
peared in England, in Bateman's Sacred Melodies, early in 1862"
It appears in earlier English Collections.

ll This hymn has been erroneously ascribed to George S. Sco.
field, of New York. He has no knowledge of the author, but
copyrighted it for Mr. Lucius Hart, an active worker in Sunday
Schools, who had added two lines, and made some verbal changes
in an old hymn. Mr. Scofield also holds the copyright of the
tune. In America the hymn has not been traced further back than
1857 or 1858.

** Appeared as "I want to be an angel,” anonymously in
America as early as 1854.

++ Appeared anonymously in a later edition of Hunter's Select
Melodies (Nashville, V.8., 1851).

#1 From the Book of Praise, for which Sir Roundell Palmer,
who is unable to trace the author, borrowed it from the collection
of the Rev. R. Whittingham (4th edition, 1843).

$$ This version of the Jerusalem Hymn appeared anonymously
about the middle of the last century. A later form appeared in a
work by the Rev. W. Burkitt (1693), but it never attained popu.

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Jesus Christ is risen to-dayt , ........ 138

Suvrezit Christus hodie.
Jesus, high in gloryt . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Jesus loves me; this I DONT.
Little children, praise the Sarioar.
Lord, let my heart still tarn to Thee (18B3) ..

. 573 Lord, look upon a little child . . . . . . . . .

C. 89 Lord, Thine ancient people see . .

168 O what can little hands do** . There came a little child to earth.

127 Thou didst leave Thy throne and Thy

C. 133 'Twas God that made the ocean.

C. 145 We know there's a bright and glorious hou

C. 148 We plough the fields and scattertt.

149 Wir pflügen und wir streien (Claudius). We praise Thee, O God . . . . . . . . . . . .

Te Deum laudamus....... When I look up to yonder sky. .......... C. 154

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* Mr. Sedgwick has traced this hymn as far back as John Arnold's Compleat Pealmodist (2nd edition, 1750), where it is anonymous,

+ This hymn is found without an author's name in the Sunday. school Harmonist of the Methodist Episcopal Church (U.S., 1847).

. * This hymn appears in many American Sunday-school hymn. books.

& From the Juvenile Harmonist.

|| This hymn has been attributed, but it would appear erro. neously, to Lady Powerscourt, as the late Bishop of Cashel, who edited Lady Powerscourt's Correspondence, affirmed that she wrote no bymns. (Miller's Singers and Songs of the Church, 2nd edition, p. 585.)

** This hymn is taken from Daily Meditations for Children, by Mrs. G. W. Hinsdale (London : 1868), an English reprint of an American book.

# This translation was originally given by the Rev. C. J. Bere, Rector of Uploman, County Devon, to the Appendix to Hymns Ancient and Modern (1868); but Mr. Bere writes that it is not by him : he had it from a friend.


Bakewell, John: This, his principal hymn, Mr. Sedgwick

has informed the Editor, appeared first in a Collection of Hymns. addressed to the Holy, Holy, Holy Trinity (1757).

Bilby, Thomas, son of John Bilby; born in Southampton, 18 April, 1794 ; enlisted 1809; Master of the Training School, Chelsea, 1825; Inspector of Schools in the West Indies, 1835; and for the last twenty-eight years Parish Clerk in S. Mary's, Islington, where he died, 24 September, 1872. His hymn appeared in Bilby and Ridgway's Infant School Teacher's Assistant *1832).

*Bonar, Horatius. His hymns first appeared in Songs for the Wilderness (two series, 1843-4), the Bible Hymnbook (1845), and Hymns Original and Selected (1850). The dates of the following are approximate :

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A few more years shall roll (1844) . . . . . . . . . .

1 All that I was, my sin, my guilt (1845) . · · · · · ·

308 I heard the voice of Jesus say (1850) . . . . . . . . .

115 I lay my sins on Jesus (1850) I was a wandering sheep (1843) . . . . . . . . . . . 350 Spirit of everlasting grace (1843) . . . . . . . . . . This is not my place of resting (1850). . . . . . . . . C137 Time's sun is fast setting (1844)........... 464

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made by the compilers of the Sarum Hymnal. The 3rd stanza of the original, which is omitted in the text, is :

“ But with the woes of sin and strife

The world hath suffered long ;
Beneath the angel-strain have rolled

Two thousand years of wrong,
And man at war with man hears not

The love-song which they bring :
O hush the noise, ye men of strife,

And hear the angels sing !"

*Shelly, M. E., writes of the origin of the hymn, “Lord, a

little band and lowly:"-At a Sunday-school meeting in Man. chester, the Rev. John Curwen one evening gave a lecture on Singing. He sang a very pretty and simple tune, to which he said he had no suitable words, and wished that some one would write a hymn to it. I wrote these verses and gave them to him after the close of the meeting.

Shrubsole, willam, son of the Rev. William Shrubsole,

Minister of the Congregational Church at Sheerness, Kent.

*Stallybrass, James S., son of the Rev. Edward Stallybrass, Missionary to Siberia ; born at Selenginsk, beyond Lake Baikal, in 1826. Several of his translations have appeared in the Sab. bath Hymn and Tunebook (1859).

Thrupp, Dorothy Ann. The hymn-
Thou Guardian of our youthful days ......... 0189

is by her, and appeared in Hymns for the Young (1830), which she edited for the Religious Tract Society.

*Waring, Anna Lætitia. The dates of the following

hymns, which appeared in additional Hymns (1858), are approxi. mate:Go not far from me, O my Strength (1854) ....... 835 My heart is resting, O my God (1854). ........ 881

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was marked by Wesley, Seelenbräutigam, and is thus referred to a hymn by Zinzendorf, of which it is a very free translation, and of which the first line is that already mentioned.

Williams, William. The hymn “Guide me" was written in

Welsh, but was translated into English by the author in 1773, when it appeared as a leaflet.

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