Hymns for the Amusement of Children

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Hymns for the Amusement of Children  (1771) 
by Christopher Smart
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Hymns for the Amusement of Children[1][edit]

The frontispiece depicting Prince Frederick and title of the 3rd edition of "Hymns for the Amusement of Children", London, 1775
Faith (Ed.: London 1775)

Contents:[edit]

I. Faith 100%.svg
II. Hope 100%.svg
III. Charity 100%.svg
IV. Prudence 100%.svg
V. Justice 100%.svg
VI. Mercy 100%.svg
VII. Temperance 100%.svg
VIII. Fortitude 100%.svg
IX. Moderation 100%.svg
X. Truth 100%.svg
XI. Beauty 100%.svg
XII. Honesty 100%.svg
XIII. Elegance 100%.svg
XIV. Loveliness 100%.svg
XV. Taste 100%.svg
XVI. Learning 100%.svg
XVII. Praise 100%.svg
XVIII. Prayer 100%.svg
XIX. Patience 100%.svg
XX. Watching 100%.svg
XXI. Generosity 100%.svg
XXII. Gratitude 100%.svg
XXIII. Peace 100%.svg
XXIV. Melancholy 100%.svg
XXV. Mirth 100%.svg
XXVI. Mutual Subjection 100%.svg
XXVII. Good-nature to Animals 100%.svg
XXVIII. Silence 100%.svg
XXIX. Long-suffering of God 100%.svg
XXX. Honour 100%.svg
XXXI. Immortality 100%.svg
XXXII. Against Despair 100%.svg
XXXIII. For Saturday 100%.svg
XXIV. For Sunday 100%.svg
XXXV. At Dressing in the Morning 100%.svg
XXXVI. At Undressing in the Evening      100%.svg
XXXVII. Pray remember the Poor 100%.svg
XXXVIII. Plenteous Redemption 100%.svg
XXXIX. The Conclusion of the Matter     100%.svg

Appendix to the Hymns for Children PPENDIX TO THE HYMNS.[edit]

(Not to the London Edition.)

I. Knowledge of God 100%.svg Not by Christopher Smart but by Philip Doddridge.
II. Love of God 100%.svg Attributed to Christopher Smart without evidence.
III. Fear of God 100%.svg Attributed to Christopher Smart without evidence.
IV. Trust in God 100%.svg Not by Christopher Smart but by Anne Steele.
V. Communion with God                   100%.svg Not by Christopher Smart but by Philip Doddridge.
VI.        Christian Love 100%.svg Attributed to Christopher Smart without evidence.
VII. Humility 100%.svg Attributed to Christopher Smart without evidence.
VIII. Wisdom 100%.svg Attributed to Christopher Smart without evidence.
IX. Obedience 100%.svg Attributed to Christopher Smart without evidence.
X. Forgiveness of Injuries 100%.svg Not by Christopher Smart but by Anne Steele.
XI. Contentment 100%.svg Attributed to Christopher Smart without evidence.
XII. Ode to the Creator 100%.svg Not by Christopher Smart but by Joseph Addison.
XIII. For Christmas-Day 100%.svg Not by Christopher Smart but by Philip Doddridge.
XIV. For Good-Friday 100%.svg Attributed to Christopher Smart without evidence.
XV. For Easter-Sunday 100%.svg Anonymous from Lyra Davidica. (1708).
XVI. For Whit-Sunday 100%.svg Not by Christopher Smart, derived from John Dryden.
The Lord's Prayer 100%.svg Attributed to Christopher Smart without evidence.

Notes[edit]

  1. Smart's last work. Partly it was written in the prison "King's Bench", in London, where he was imprisoned for debt in April 1770, and spent more then 12 months. The 1st edition appeared before Smart's death in May 1771.

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This work published before January 1, 1923 is in the public domain worldwide because the author died at least 100 years ago.