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

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

(Not to the London Edition.)

I. Knowledge of God 100 percents.svg Not by Christopher Smart but by Philip Doddridge.
II. Love of God 100 percents.svg Attributed to Christopher Smart without evidence.
III. Fear of God 100 percents.svg Attributed to Christopher Smart without evidence.
IV. Trust in God 100 percents.svg Not by Christopher Smart but by Anne Steele.
V. Communion with God                   100 percents.svg Not by Christopher Smart but by Philip Doddridge.
VI.        Christian Love 100 percents.svg Attributed to Christopher Smart without evidence.
VII. Humility 100 percents.svg Attributed to Christopher Smart without evidence.
VIII. Wisdom 100 percents.svg Attributed to Christopher Smart without evidence.
IX. Obedience 100 percents.svg Attributed to Christopher Smart without evidence.
X. Forgiveness of Injuries 100 percents.svg Not by Christopher Smart but by Anne Steele.
XI. Contentment 100 percents.svg Attributed to Christopher Smart without evidence.
XII. Ode to the Creator 100 percents.svg Not by Christopher Smart but by Joseph Addison.
XIII. For Christmas-Day 100 percents.svg Not by Christopher Smart but by Philip Doddridge.
XIV. For Good-Friday 100 percents.svg Attributed to Christopher Smart without evidence.
XV. For Easter-Sunday 100 percents.svg Anonymous from Lyra Davidica. (1708).
XVI. For Whit-Sunday 100 percents.svg Not by Christopher Smart, derived from John Dryden.
The Lord's Prayer 100 percents.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 was published before January 1, 1923, and is in the public domain worldwide because the author died at least 100 years ago.