Why should the world's alluring toys

Why should the world's alluring toys

Author: Anne Steele
Published in 14 hymnals

Author: Anne Steele

Anne Steele was the daughter of Particular Baptist preacher and timber merchant William Steele. She spent her entire life in Broughton, Hampshire, near the southern coast of England, and devoted much of her time to writing. Some accounts of her life portray her as a lonely, melancholy invalid, but a revival of research in the last decade indicates that she had been more active and social than what was previously thought. She was theologically conversant with Dissenting ministers and "found herself at the centre of a literary circle that included family members from various generations, as well as local literati." She chose a life of singleness to focus on her craft. Before Christmas in 1742, she declined a marriage proposal from contemporar… Go to person page >

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First Line: Why should the world's alluring toys
Author: Anne Steele
Copyright: Public Domain

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A Collection of Psalms and Hymns for Publick Worship #LXXXII

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A Collection of Psalms and Hymns for Publick Worship (2nd ed.) #LXXXII

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A Collection of Psalms and Hymns for Social and Private Worship #CCCX

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Hymn Book for Christian Worship #665

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Hymn Book for Christian Worship. 8th ed. #a665

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Hymns for Christian Melody #172

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Hymns for the Sanctuary #529

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Hymns, Selected from the Most Approved Authors, for the use of Trinity Church, Boston #133

Sacred poetry #d556

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Sacred Poetry #aH.CCLXXXVIII

Sacred Poetry #d554

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Sacred Poetry #H.CCLXXXVIII

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The New Hymn Book, Designed for Universalist Societies #319

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The New Hymn Book, Designed for Universalist Societies #319

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