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and Evening Hymns," at the close of the volume, and in a few other instances also, will be found some, chiefly applicable to personal and retired devotionchs son
In very few cases has any alteration been madel in the language of the Hymns selected, and in these, only under the influence of considerations which appeared to justify, if not even to require this liberty. In very numerous instances, howay ever, entire verses have been omitted,' either because the Hymns are sufficiently long and sufficiently complete without them, or because they exhibit some shade of sentiment which to the Compiler appears unauthorized by the word of God.
to the blessing of the adorable Head of the Church, this volume is now commended. May itzi by his gracious and condescending favour, be conducive to the excitement and to the sexo pression of that grateful praise, by which a tribute of acceptable adoration shall be rendered to the Eather, and to the Son, and to the Holy Spirit. bunoi insisiasa 10 !
i THE NAMES OF THE AUTHORS, AND THE NUMBER OF THEIR HYMNS. A ?
Sot gay WATTS, (including a few
03.92 498 from his Lyrics & Mis Beck
9.99 ET cellanous Hymns): ...7 313 G. Burder Charles Wesley
De beste Doddridge
37 | Cotton 1..10..7:66...7. Newton
is Kelly Cowper 9 Enfield
'1 Toplady Cennick Steele... Montgomery
6 | Heber... Josiah Conder...
5 Heginbothom Hart
4 Hervey J. Edmeston Gibbons
3 Luther Grigg
Scott John Wesley 3 Stennett.is
2 Stocker S. M. Burder.
2 H. K. White W. B. Collyer..
2 Wilks. Fawcett 2.P. Williams
Anonymous, "from WesHaweis .....
1 Anonymous, from various Batty
other Collections...... 38 498
3 Mason 3 Pope
OF THE HYMNS.
The Life and Example of Christ.
Baptism and Parental Desires
ea Faith. 6.1
GENERAL ASCRIPTIONS OF PRAISÉ. 1. (PSALM 146.)
L. M. 4 PRAISE ye the Lord, my heart shall join
In work so pleasant, so divine, Now while the flesh is my abode, And when
soul ascends to God.
While immortality endures ;
While life, and thought, and being last. 3 Why should I make a man my trust ?
1,7 4 Happy the man whose hopes rely
On Israel's God; he made the sky,
And earth and seas with all their train,
He saves the oppress'd, he feeds the poor;