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* This hymn appeared in 1832. It has been erroneously attri.
+ This hymn is found anonymously in the Norwich Service Book.
From a Collection entitled The Shadow of the Rock (Ran-
& Dr. Hatfield, one of the chief authorities on American hymns,
ll This hymn has been erroneously ascribed to George S. Sco.
** Appeared as "I want to be an angel,” anonymously in
++ Appeared anonymously in a later edition of Hunter's Select
#1 From the Book of Praise, for which Sir Roundell Palmer,
$$ This version of the Jerusalem Hymn appeared anonymously
Jesus Christ is risen to-dayt , ........ 138
Suvrezit Christus hodie.
. 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
* 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.
ADDITIONS AND CORRECTIONS.
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 :
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
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 ;
Two thousand years of wrong,
The love-song which they bring :
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-
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
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.