Anne Steele

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Life

Born: 1717

Died: 11 November 1778

Biography

Anne Steele was born at Broughton, Hampshire: a Baptist hymn-writer, her works were printed under the pseudonym 'Theodosia'.

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Musical settings of literary works

  • Awake the trumpet's piercing sound (Praise 1760, st. 3,4)
Walter Janes 4 vo. 1803
  • Dear refuge of my weary soul (God the only refuge 1760 8 st. C.M.)
Daniel Belknap 3-4 vo. 1806
  • Father of mercies! In thy word (The Excellency of the Holy Scriptures 1760)
Oliver Holden 3 vo. 1800
  • Great God, to thy almighty love (The Goodness of God 1760, st. 6)
Timothy Swan 4 vo. 1801
  • Great God, while nature speaks thy praise (Psalm 145 in C. Evans 1780a, st. 10)
Samuel Holyoke 4 vo. 1807
Daniel Belknap 4 vo. 1800
Bartholomew Brown 4 vo. 1804
Walter Janes 4 vo. 1807
  • Lord, when my raptured thoughts survey (Meditating on Creation and Providence 1760)
Oliver Holden 4 vo. 1803
  • Now let us raise our cheerful strains (The Exalted Savior 1760)
Oliver Holden 4 vo. 1800
Thomas Clark 4 vo. 1807
Alexander Johnson 3-4 vo. 1818
  • So fades the lovely, blooming flower (To Amira, on the death of her child 1760)
Stephen Jenks 4 vo. 1807
  • The Savior calls, let every ear (The Savior's Invitation 1760)
Oliver Holden 4 vo. 1800
  • Thy pardoning love, so free, so sweet (Forgiving Love 1760)
Samuel Holyoke 4 vo. 1797
  • To Jesus, our exalted Lord (Communion with Christ at his table 1760)
Samuel Babcock 3 vo. 1803
  • Uncertain life, how soon it flies (Psalm 90 in C. Evans 1780a, st. 6)
Timothy Swan 4 vo. 1801
  • When conscious grief laments sincere (Happy Poverty in C. Evans 1780a, st. 2,6)
Oliver Holden 3 vo. 1800
  • My God, where-e'er my longing heart (Imploring Divine Influences 1760)
Oliver Holden 3,4 vo. 1803
  • When verdure clothes the fertile vale (Written in May 1760, st. 2,3)
Oliver Holden 4 vo. 1803
Thomas Clark 4 vo. 1809

Publications

  • Steele, Anne. 1760. Poems on Subjects Chiefly Devotional. "By Theodosia." New Edition in 1780 in Bristol, by W. Pine. Volume 1, 255 pp. Volume 2, 260 pp.

References

  • Evans, Caleb. 1780a. Miscellaneous Pieces in Verse and Prose. "By Theodosia." Bristol: W. Pine. 224 pp.
  • Evans, Caleb. 1780b. The Works of Mrs. Anne Steele, Complete in Two Volumes. London, England. (First American edition published in Boston by Munroe, Francis, and Parker in 1808. Volume 1, 328 pp.)

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